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The Silent Killer - Cardiovascular Disease

 

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This year on Operation Transformation we are looking at Cardiovascular Disease and its risk factors. Over the next 7 weeks we will be focusing on what you can do to help protect yourself against the number one cause of death in Ireland. 

Risk factors include obesity, inactivity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking as well as family history and age. Some of these factors are out of our control but we do have the power to change others. And making these simple lifestyle changes now, changes could make a big difference in later life.  

For more information on Cardiovascular Disease log onto the Irish Heart Foundation's website. 


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