There are several risk factors for heart disease; some are controllable, others are not. The more risk factors you have, the greater the likelihood that you will have heart disease. By making changes in your lifestyle, you can actually reduce your risk of developing a heart attack or death from coronary disease.
Quickly and easily estimate your 10-year risk of having a heart attack.
Know your family's history of heart disease to help you manage your risk factors to optimize your preventive efforts.
Making even small lifestyle changes can reduce the risk of coronary artery disease, heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular conditions.
Learn about detection, evaluation and treatment of high blood cholesterol in adults.
Learn about diabetes risk factors and how to manage them for coronary artery disease and other diseases of the blood vessels.
Learn about what your blood pressure readings mean and the ways you can control your high blood pressure .
Information on smoking and tobacco, and the significant risk factors for a variety of chronic disorders.
Learn more about menopause, hormones and postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy as part of your overall heart health.
Information on the possible relationship between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease and how to prevent it.
Laying the foundation for a lifetime of healthy choices begins in childhood.
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