Heart Disease Risk Factors AHA

Heart Disease Risk Factors

Use the following link from the American Heart Association to complete this assignment:

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartAttack/UnderstandYourRiskofHeartAttack/Understand-Your-Risk-of-Heart-Attack_UCM_002040_Article.jsp#

  1. Identify 3 major risk factors that can’t be changed.  Explain the relationship to heart disease for each factor. 
  2. Identify 6 major risk factors that can be changed.  Explain the relationship to heart disease for each factor. Give the acceptable levels for each risk factor.
  3. Go to the website given for each risk factor.  Describe at least 2 new things that you learned for each site. 
  4. Go to “Popular Articles” in bottom right.  Choose one article.  Make 3 connections from the article to heart disease risk.