Risk Factors Within Your Control


An estimated 90% of women have at least one risk factor for heart disease. The good news is 80% of heart disease is preventable!

Risk factors that can be controlled include blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, weight, smoking and other wellness factors like physical activity and stress level.

Understanding the role these factors play in your health is an important step in reducing your risk for heart disease.

Take the Next Step

If you think you’re at risk for cardiovascular disease, take our online heart health assessment. Or to find a cardiology specialist near you, use our Find a Doctor tool.