How to Prevent or Avoid a Recurrence?

Primary prevention

It concerns individuals who have never had a heart attack and who don’t have (or don’t know that they have) atherosclerosis.

It's interesting to Evaluate your cardiovascular risk.

Secondary Prevention

It relates to individuals who have already presented a cardiovascular event (be it cerebral, cardiac or affecting the legs) and those who are diabetic.

In both cases:
The patient needs to adopt a healthy lifestyle in order to lower risk factors and hence maintain good health. Proper nutrition is one of the essential factors.

 

Last update : 30/08/2016