Heart Attack Risk
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1. Do you have high LDL cholesterol (160 mg/dL or higher) or low HDL cholesterol (40 mg/dL or less)?
2. Do you smoke?
3. Do you have chest pains? Have you previously had a heart attack, angioplasty, or bypass surgery?
4. Do you have diabetes, high fasting blood sugar (126 mg/dL or higher), or need medication to control your blood sugar?
5. Do you have high blood pressure (140/90 or higher)?
6. Are you significantly overweight or obese, especially around the waist?
7. Has your father or brother had a heart attack or been diagnosed with heart disease before the age of 55? Or has your mother or sister had a heart attack or been diagnosed with heart disease before the age of 65?
8. Do you have high stress or depression?
9. Is your diet unhealthy, with little or no fruits and vegetables most days?
10. Are you sedentary, exercising less than 3 days per week for at least 30 minutes?
11. MEN: Are you over age 45?
WOMEN: Are you over age 55?

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