Primary prevention and creating awareness in the community on the modifiable risk factors goes a long way in preventing the disease. Early detection and treatment can improve quality of life in the long term. Lifestyle modifications with regular exercise can control cholesterol, increase HDL and lower LDL. Regular exercise and activities can help reduce stress. Monitoring and treatment of underlying chronic conditions such as hypertension can help prevent development of CAD. A weight control program with diet modifications, can go a long way in reducing the risk for CAD.