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Risk Factors

Risk factors are habits or characteristics that make a person more likely to develop heart disease or have a heart attack.

They are divided into two groups:

  1. Risk factors that CANNOT be changed
  2. Risk factors that CAN be changed

We are here to help you control, reduce and even eliminate the risk factors that can be changed. For assistance and further information please call our Cardiovascular Nurse Navigator @ 610-220-0432.

If you are not sure what your risk for a heart attack is, we have created an easy to use, online tool called the Heart Tracks Cardiac Risk Assessment. This free heart risk assessment has been provided to help identify risk factors in your health profile that could lead to cardiovascular disease and will take roughly eight minutes to complete. It is confidential and will result in a printed report that you may consider sharing with your physician. It will help you learn:

  • Your cardiovascular risk factors
  • Where to go for help to reduce your risk
  • If you qualify for a free in-person screening

Take The Heart Tracks Cardiac Risk Assessment Now>>

Last Updated: 7/19/2011