Heart disease is the leading cause of death and disability for both men and women. There are so many things that can raise the risk of heart disease. They are marked as risk factors. Many of them you are not able to control, but there are many that you can control by maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Learning about the risk factors can lower your risk of heart disease. So how to Keep your heart healthy? It is quite simple: Get exercise. Eat right. Stress less. Watch your weight and don’t smoke.
Are you at risk for heart disease?
Everyone is at risk for heart disease but you are at higher risk if you have the following health conditions:
- High blood pressure
- High blood cholesterol
- Smoking habit
- Are overweight or obese
- Don’t get enough physical activity
- Don’t eat a healthy diet
- Have Diabetes and prediabetes
- Uncontrolled stress and anger