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Heart Disease Risk Calculator


Heart disease is a leading cause of death worldwide. In US a heart attack occurs about every 20 seconds. One in 4 deaths caused by a heart attack in US. Elevated blood pressure means heart has to work much harder, leading heart attack. Check your heart attack risk within the next 10 years.

 

What you can do to avoid a heart attack
  • Quitting smoking is the most important thing you can do to lower your risk of heart disease. By quitting smoking, you can reduce your smoking-related risk of heart disease by half after just one year.
  • Work with your doctor to reach your cholesterol target and lower your risk of heart disease.
  • Work with your doctor to continue managing your blood pressure. Lifestyle changes or medication adjustments may help you lower your risk of heart disease.
  • Get regular physical activity and eat a low-fat diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy products to help reduce your risk of developing heart disease.




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