Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women living in the United States. While some of the risk factors for developing the many types of heart disease are genetic and cannot be altered, there are a wide variety of risk factors that can be affected with simple changes in lifestyle and diet. In this video, you can learn more about the different risk factors for heart disease from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, including which factors you can control and which you cannot.
Prevention is important. If you would like to learn more about staying healthy and avoiding the complications associated with heart disease, contact the professionals at Riverside Community Hospital at (951) 788-3000.