Are You At Risk for Heart Disease?

By Larry Trivieri, JR

If any of the following conditions apply to you, consult your physician as they can increase your risk of heart disease. You can also request various blood tests
to get a more accurate picture of your risk.
 
>You have a family history of heart disease
>You are a smoker
>You weigh 10 pounds or more than your ideal body weight and/or have a body mass index above 24
>You have high blood pressure
>Your total cholesterol is above 200 mg/dL
>You suffer from chronic stress
>You live a sedentary lifestyle
>You have type-2 diabetes