Risk Assessment

Assessing Your Risks of Heart Disease

Learn your risk factors and talk to your doctor about how to reduce your chances of developing heart disease.
Learn your risk factors and talk to your doctor about how to reduce your chances of developing heart disease.

   

Heart disease kills more American men and women than any other cause. Fortunately, many of those deaths are preventable, either through receiving needed care when heart disease is diagnosed or by preventing heart disease from developing. The key to both of these approaches is knowing what your risks are and doing something about them.

If you know you have heart disease, your primary care physician and cardiologist will work together to treat the problem and help you manage your heart health.

If you’re visiting this site to become more educated about heart disease, learning about the risk factors is a great place to start:

Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Knowing your risks gives you the power to make changes that can lower your chance of developing heart disease. To discuss your risks and learn ways to manage them, talk to your doctor.