The heart very easily succumbs to our current lifestyle choices. Heart diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide with nearly 17 million people falling prey to it annually.
The major risk factors like hypertension, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, smoking, obesity, lack of physical activity, individually have the potential to increase the risk of cardiac diseases by many folds. Fortunately, with appropriate lifestyle changes, most of the heart diseases can be prevented or treated.
If you are in the age group of 30 and 74 years, this calculator helps you in assessing your risk for having a heart attack in the next ten years and guides you in taking the necessary measures to protect your heart.