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Learn to Beat Heart Disease During February, American Heart Month
Date:2/5/2010

SEATTLE, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for a gift from the heart to give your valentine?  How about the gift of a healthier heart?

There's a lot you can do to reduce your risk of heart disease and improve your chances for a longer, healthier life.  Cardiologists from The Polyclinic in Seattle recommend that you first, learn more about some of the risk factors for heart disease.  Then, take steps to minimize those risks over which you have some control, like lifestyle choices and seeing your doctor regularly.

Understand Your Risk of Heart Disease

In the early stages of heart disease, most people don't have any symptoms. Knowing your risks and taking steps to reduce them, can help you avoid heart disease.

Some factors that may increase your risk are:

  • A family history of heart disease or heart attacks
  • Abnormal cholesterol
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Elevated blood pressure
  • A lack of regular exercise

You'll find a basic quiz about heart attack risk factors on the National Institutes of Health web site at:  hp2010.nhlbihin.net/atpiii/calculator.asp?usertype=prof.  This is just a tool to help you understand more about your risk of heart disease, so be sure to discuss your results with your physician.

Steps to Reduce Your Risk

"Even if you don't fall into a higher than normal risk for heart disease, it's a good idea to take steps to reduce your risk," says Kie
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