Heart Disease Causes and Risk Factors
Find out what can cause heart troubles and what it could mean for other aspects of your health.
Heart Disease Risk Factors
Risk factors for heart disease are related to lifestyle and environmental factors. Find out what you can do to prevent heart disease.
Heart Attack Risk Factors
An estimated 25% of all Americans have one or more risk factors for heart disease, increasing their risk for heart attack. Most risk factors for heart disease are related to lifestyle.
Heart Failure Risk Factors
Nearly 5 million Americans currently suffer from heart failure. Learn more about the risk factors that are associated with the condition.
Stroke Risk Factors
New or recurrent strokes affect about 700,000 Americans every year. While age is the major risk factor, people with stroke are likely to have more than one risk factor.
Vascular Disease Risk Factors
The most important risk factors for PAD are the same as the major risk factors for heart disease and stroke. People with a combination of these conditions are at increased risk of a more severe form of the heart or circulatory disease.