What’s Your Risk for a Heart Attack?

by SKHC Editor on February 11, 2011

Smoking. High blood pressure. High blood cholesterol. Diabetes. Being overweight or obese. Physical inactivity. How do these controllable risk factors affect your risk of heart disease, stroke and metabolic syndrome?

February is American Heart Month and the American Heart Association has an assessment tool to measure your risk of having a heart attack or dying from coronary heart disease in the next ten years.

The risk assessment tool is for use by people aged 20 or older who do already have heart disease or diabetes.

Take a moment to test your ticker.

Source: heart.org

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