♥ High blood pressure ♥ High blood cholesterol ♥ Diabetes ♥ Obesity ♥ Smoking ♥ Physical inactivity ♥ Gender ♥ Heredity ♥ Age ♥ Stress
The more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop heart disease. Some risk factors can be changed, treated, or modified, and some cannot. But by controlling as many risk factors as possible through lifestyle changes, medicines, or both, you can reduce your risk of heart disease and improve your quality of life.
Learn more about risk factors.
From the Center for Women's Heart & Vascular Health:
5 Steps to Beat the Odds
(not just for women!)
Can exposure to second-hand smoke cause heart disease and other illnesses?
— response by Dr. Michael Mihalick
Putting the puzzle together piece by piece . . .
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February is American Heart Month