It's not as if you wake up one day and out of the blue you've developed heart disease. On the contrary, heart disease is progressive. It starts as early as your teens and is carried with you throughout your life, heavily influenced by an interplay between your lifestyle choices and baseline genetics.
In the United States and Canada, the most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease (CAD), which can lead to a heart attack. You can greatly reduce your risk for CAD through lifestyle changes and in some cases medication. Take this screening and:
- get a virtual healthy heart risk assessment
- a free action plan
- print a letter for your doctor
Percentage of U.S. Adults with Heart Disease Risk Factors (2005-2006, CDC)
THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only. Never ignore professional medical advice in treatment. If you think you may have a medical emergency, dial 911.
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