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Heart disease can happen to anyone.

Know your risk factors for heart disease by taking this brief heart disease check.

The term “heart disease” (also called cardiovascular disease) describes a range of conditions and diseases that affect the health of your heart. Heart disease encompasses blood vessel disease, such as coronary artery disease, congenital (present at birth) heart defects, heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) and heart valve disease.

Heart Disease Risk Check

Cardiovascular diseases affect nearly half of American adults. The term " cardiovascular disease" is often used interchangeable with "heart disease" and can refer to conditions that involve blood vessel diseases that could lead to a heart attack or stroke.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Knowing your risk factors can allow you to take steps to protect your heart’s health. Take our quiz to determine your risk.*

  • How would you describe your current weight?

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  • What does your diet primarily consist of?

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  • What is your current blood pressure?

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  • Have you ever been diagnosed with an arrhythmia (an abnormal heart rhythm) like an atrial fibrillation (AFib)?

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  • What is your current LDL (low-density lipoprotein – sometimes referred to as “bad” cholesterol) level?

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  • Do you smoke tobacco (or have smoked in the past)?

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  • What is your A1c score?

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  • How often do you exercise?

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  • How much stress do you experience?

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You may be at higher risk than others for heart disease

Based on your answers, you should consider scheduling an appointment with your primary care physician or a Memorial Hermann heart specialist. They can recommend lifestyle changes and possible treatments that could help lower your risk for heart disease.

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You may be at lower risk than others for heart disease

Based on your answers, you are doing a good job with your heart health. Your lifestyle choices have put you at a low risk for heart disease. Stay on top of your health by scheduling an appointment with your primary care physician or an Memorial Hermann heart specialist.

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You may be at moderate risk than others for heart disease

Based on your answers, while you’re doing a good job in some areas, you should think about lifestyle changes that may help lower your risk for heart disease. Consider scheduling an appointment with your primary care physician or a Memorial Hermann heart specialist. They can recommend ways that may help improve your risk factors and prevent them from becoming a long-term problem.

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If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

*Note: The quiz provided is for general education purposes and is not intended to constitute, medical advice. The information should not be used for diagnosis or treatment, nor should it be used to replace the advice of licensed health care professionals. Health concerns or questions should always be discussed with your health care provider.

Disclaimer: The results of this self-test are not intended to constitute a medical diagnosis and should be used solely as a guide to understanding your risk factors for heart disease. The information provided here cannot substitute for a full evaluation by a health professional.