Heart Disease Risk Factors

Heart disease is a common term for plaque buildup in the coronary arteries that could lead to heart attack.

6 primary Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

Live a Healthy Lifestyle

Living a healthy lifestyle includes good nutrition, weight management and plenty of physical activity. Those things can play a big role in avoiding heart disease.

Typical warning signs of a heart attack are chest discomfort; shortness of breath; fast-beating, fluttering, or pounding heart; and even fatigue. If you feel any of these symptoms, sit down and rest. If the symptoms do not resolve, don’t delay — call 911.