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How do you know whether you have a high or low risk to having a heart attack?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
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In brief: Risk factors for MI

Certain factors contribute to the unwanted buildup of fatty deposits (atherosclerosis) that narrows arteries throughout your body, including arteries to your heart.
You can improve or eliminate many of these risk factors to reduce your chances of having a first or subsequent heart attack. See: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/heart-attack/ds00094/dsection=risk-factors.

In brief: Risk factors for MI

Certain factors contribute to the unwanted buildup of fatty deposits (atherosclerosis) that narrows arteries throughout your body, including arteries to your heart.
You can improve or eliminate many of these risk factors to reduce your chances of having a first or subsequent heart attack. See: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/heart-attack/ds00094/dsection=risk-factors.
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In brief: Look in mirror

Smoker obese look at your dinner plate check lipids check blood pressure.

In brief: Look in mirror

Smoker obese look at your dinner plate check lipids check blood pressure.
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