The increase in lifestyle diseases in the last couple of decades has increased the risk of heart attacks. Calculate the lifetime risk of heart attack using this calculator. If you are in the age group of 30 and 74 years, this calculator helps in assessing the risk of heart attack over the next ten years and helps in creating a strategy to protect your heart.
The major risk factors for heart disease include high blood pressure, raised blood cholesterol, diabetes, smoking and obesity. All these factors along with a sedentary lifestyle have the potential to increase the risk of heart diseases by many folds. Heart diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide with nearly 17 million people falling prey to it annually.