These are some risk factors for heart disease: Age: women- being 55 or older Men- being 45 or older. Family History of early heart disease. Smoking. High Blood Pressure. Low levels of Good (HDL) cholesterol. Moderate Risk…People withtwo or more risk factors are at moderate risk for heart attacks and strokes High Risk… People who already have heart disease or Diabetes are at higher risk for heart attacks and strokes.
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