Our expert says:
Yes, you should be taking preventative action, he has a strong family history of heart disease, as well as stress and a possible borderline high bloodpressure . He needs to have yearly ECG's, yearly cholesterol and uric acid and blood sugar tests and ask the doctor if he can do a 24 hour blood pressure monitoring ( it is a blood pressure meter that you put on, and walk around with, with a little machine clipped to your belt for 24 hours) This will give a clearer idea of what the BP average really is.
You can help by giving him omega 3 and 6 supplements, ensuring that he eats a low fat diet, and get some kind of exercise 3 times a week for 1/2 hour - even if its just walking ( take him to the shops with you and walk around a lot!) Also cut down on red meat and smoking - see http://heart.health.ivillage.com/dietnutrition/heart-healthydiet.cfm
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