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Heart Disease Risk Factors

The following factors raise your risk of heart disease:

  • Overweight or obesity
  • High blood glucose
  • High blood pressure
  • High LDL cholesterol
  • Low HDL cholesterol
  • High triglycerides
  • Physical inactivity
  • Smoking
  • Age over 40
  • Being male
  • Family history of heart disease

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