4212 West Congress, Suite 1800A
Lafayette, LA 70506

Phone: (337) 981-7677
Fax: (337) 981-7678

Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Risk factors that make a person more likely to develop a disease are listed below:

  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Blood Cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Smoking
  • Being Overweight
  • Being Physically Inactive
  • Family History of Heart Disease
  • Age 55 or Older

Click here for a Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack.

Other Resourceful Links:
American College of Cardiology
American Medical Association
Association of Black Cardiologists
Cleveland Clinic
Mayo Clinic

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