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Heart Risk Assessment

Are you at risk for heart disease? Your answers to these questions will help you know. Give yourself a point for each risk factor that applies to you or to any blood relative (parent, sibling, etc.).

  • Heart disease before age 55
  • High blood pressure (current or history of)
  • Physically active for less than 30 minutes a day
  • Currently use or have used tobacco
  • Previous heart attack
  • Heart disease
  • Heart surgery
  • Diabetes
  • High blood cholesterol (current or history of)
  • Sleep apnea
  • Eat fried or fatty foods three times a week or more
  • Have a great deal of stress in your life
  • Waist size – greater than 35”(women) or 40” (men)
  • High blood triglycerides – greater than 150

If you scored a total of 5 or more and are not currently being treated for a heart condition, talk to your family doctor about your risk for heart disease. Don’t have a family doctor? Check our physician directory to find a family doctor near you.