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What factors increase the risk of heart disease ?
High Blood Pressure, Smoking, Too much salt, High fat diets
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Why does smoking increase the risk of heart disease?
Carbon monoxide combines with red blood cells, preventing them from carrying as much oxygen
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What factors can cause heart attacks?
High fat diets and high cholesterol
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What factors make heart attacks more likely?
narrowed cronory arteries and thrombosis
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What is 'being healthy'?
Being healthy means being free from infection (eg no
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Why does smoking increase the risk of heart disease?

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Carbon monoxide combines with red blood cells, preventing them from carrying as much oxygen

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What factors can cause heart attacks?

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What factors make heart attacks more likely?

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What is 'being healthy'?

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