Features February 2014 Issue

Understand the Well-Known and Unexpected Heart Risk Factors

Understand the Well-Known and Unexpected Heart Risk Factors

The key to heart health is managing the risks that are in your control.

Your cardiologist has probably repeated several times the importance of managing your blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose levels, your weight, diet and physical activity. These, along with smoking cessation, are considered controllable risk factors. And they deservedly get most of the attention.

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