HEALTH RESEARCH

Heart Disease Prevention Quiz

By Floria, Barbara 
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December 05, 2017

What Do You Know About Preventing Heart Disease?

You can take steps to reduce your risk for heart disease. Find out more about preventing heart disease by taking this quiz.

1. Which of these is a cause of heart disease?
2. What can happen if blood flow in an artery is blocked or greatly restricted?
3. Three risk factors for heart disease can't be controlled. Which of these are they?
4. What is considered "high blood pressure"?
5. Why can smoking lead to heart disease?
6. How much exercise is recommended to help prevent heart disease?
7. Your risk for heart disease rises if your body mass index (BMI) is more than 24.9. Why?
8. Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol is considered safe for your heart. What can happen if you drink more?
9. Which of these is a classic symptom of a heart attack?

Updated:  

December 05, 2017

Sources:  

2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults. Stone NJ. Circulation. 2013, pp. s1-s84., 2013 AHA/ACC Guideline on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk. Eckel RH. 2013, pp. s1-s45., Vitality Condition Care/2003

Reviewed By:  

Cunningham, Louise, RN,Fetterman, Anne, RN, BSN,Gandelman, Glenn, MD, MPH