Risk factors for heart disease


Heart disease isn’t just a random condition. There are a number of factors that can make you more likely to acquire this number one killer. Some are controllable, and some are not — but either way, you can take steps to increase your odds against getting heart disease.

You’re more likely to have heart disease in your lifetime if you:

- Have high blood pressure

- Have high cholesterol

- Have diabetes or pre-diabetes

- Are a smoker

- Are overweight or obese

- Are physically inactive

- Have a family history of early heart disease

- Have a history of preeclampsia during pregnancy

- Have an unhealthy diet

- Are over 55

Remember, many of these factors are under your control. So take steps now to lower your risk — and live a healthier, happier life.

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