February was American Heart Month, but it’s never too late to learn more about the risks of heart disease.
It is the number one killer of women, claiming the lives of one in every three according to the American Heart Association. In fact, heart disease today kills more women than all forms of cancer combined. And, did you know that roughly 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases can be prevented?
So what is your heart age? There are some risk factors that help you and your medical care provider determine the age of your heart. These factors include high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, smoking, obesity, diabetes, physical inactivity and unhealthy living.
Determine your risk of developing heart disease and learn how to find ways to lower your risk.