Heart Disease is one of the leading cause of preventable death in the US claiming the lives of 1 in 4 Americans each year
Risk factors include
- Diets high in saturated fat, cholesterol, and trans fat
- Lack of physical activity and sedentary lifestyle
- Alcohol Use
- Smoking Cigarettes
It is important to examine your current lifestyle and decide what risk factors you have that put you at risk for experiencing heart disease.
Diet changes, physical activity, stress management, and eliminating drug and alcohol use are great ways to reduce your risk.
Watch This Video from Cedars-Sinai on 5 Risk Factors for Heart Disease