What are cardiovascular disorders? Enlist the risk factors that lead to cardiovascular disorders? 

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Cardiovascular disorder:

The diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels (arteries and veins) are collectively called cardiovascular disorders. These diseases have similar causes, mechanisms, and treatments.

Risk factors that lead to cardiovascular disorders:

The risk factors that lead to cardiovascular disorders include advanced age, diabetes, high blood concentration of low-density lipids (e.g. cholesterol) and triglycerides, tobacco smoking, high blood pressure (hypertension), obesity, and a sedentary lifestyle.

Preventing cardiovascular disorders:

There is therefore increased emphasis on preventing cardiovascular disorders by modifying risk factors, such as healthy eating, exercise, and avoidance of smoking.

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