Intensive lifestyle changes for reversal of coronary heart disease.


Intervention Study. 24 lbs lost after 1 year

TitleIntensive lifestyle changes for reversal of coronary heart disease.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsOrnish D, Scherwitz LW, Billings JH, Brown SE, Gould KL, Merritt TA, Sparler S, Armstrong WT, Ports TA, Kirkeeide RL, Hogeboom C, Brand RJ
JournalJAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association
Date Published1998 Dec 16
KeywordsAged, Angina Pectoris, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Disease, diet, Disease Progression, Exercise, Feasibility Studies, Female, Health Behavior, Humans, Life Style, Lipids, Male, Middle Aged, Risk Factors, Self-Help Groups, Smoking Cessation, Stress, Psychological, Time Factors

The Lifestyle Heart Trial demonstrated that intensive lifestyle changes may lead to regression of coronary atherosclerosis after 1 year.

Alternate JournalJAMA
PubMed ID9863851
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