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STROKE

Signs & Symptoms:

facial droop, arm drift, speech difficulty

Uncontrollable Factors

Age

1. Are you a man over 45 or a woman over 55?

Race

2. Are you African American?

Family History

3. Did any of your parents or siblings ever have a stroke or heart attack?

Medical History

4. Do you have Coronary Artery Disease or have you ever had a heart attack?
5. Have you ever had a stroke?
6. Do you have an abnormal heartbeat?

Controllable Factors

Tobacco

7. Do you smoke or work around people who smoke every day?

Total Cholesterol and HDL Cholesterol

8. Is your total cholesterol 240mg/dl or higher?
9. Is your HDL Cholesterol less than 40mg/dl if you are a man or less than 50mg/dl if you are a woman?
10. Do you know your total or HDL Cholesterol?

Blood Pressure

11. Your blood pressure is over 140/90mm HG or higher,or your doctor has told you that your blood pressure is too high?
12. Do you know your blood pressure?

Physicial Inactivity

13. Do you get less than 30 minutes (accumulated) of physical activity on most days of the week?

Excess Body Weight

14. Are you are 20 lbs or more overweight?

Diabetes

15. Do you have diabetes or take medicine to control your blood sugar?
 

HEART ATTACK

Signs & Symptoms:

chest discomfort, tingling, cold sweat, nausea, dizziness, fatigue

If you have diabetes,
your signs and symptoms may be different:
mild chest pain, sudden onset of shortness of breath,
unexplainable high blood sugars

Coronary Artery Disease Risk Assessment

Coronary artery disease (CAD) occurs when the arteries that bring blood to the heart muscle (coronary arteries) become hardened and narrowed. The arteries harden and narrow because of a buildup of plaque on the inner walls of the arteries. This is called atherosclerosis. Narrow coronary arteries don't allow as much blood to flow to the heart. This reduces the amount of oxygen the heart receives and can lead to angina, heart failure, irregular heart rhythm, and heart attack.

CAD is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Other names for CAD are coronary heart disease (CHD), heart disease, and ischemic heart disease.

First, select your gender, then answer the resulting questions to help determine your risk for CAD.

Your gender?