Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States. There are two types of risk factors associated with heart disease—those that you can control and those that you cannot. In this video, you can learn more about these factors and how they can increase your likelihood of developing a chronic heart condition.
Becoming aware of and understanding your risk factors for heart disease is the first step in successfully preventing its progression. Discuss your risk factors with your physician and start making healthier lifestyle choices today. To find an experienced physician in the greater San Jose area, contact Regional Medical Center at (888) 762-8881.