A Woman's Heart Disease Risk
You're at risk for heart disease:
If your father had a heart attack before age 56 or if your mother had one before age 60.
If you are 20 percent or more overweight.
If body fat is concentrated around your midsection.
If you have a low level of HDL ("good") cholesterol and a high level of LDL ("bad") cholesterol.
If you have diabetes.
If you have high blood pressure.
If you smoke or are exposed to secondhand smoke.
If you don't exercise.
If you are under constant stress.