What are the 9 most common risk factors of having a heart attack?
For those who are concerned about their probability of having a heart attack, here is a simple list of risk factors associated with heart attack.
90% of heart attacks are determined by these modifiable risk factors (in order of importance):
1) Increased LDL/HDL ratios (i.e.,, elevated LDL and low HDL levels)
5) Abdominal obesity
6) Psychosocial (i.e., stress or depression)
7) Failure to eat fruits and vegetables daily
8) Failure to exercise
9) Failure to drink any alcohol