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Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke



Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke

February is American Heart Month

Here is an article you might find interesting.

Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/consumer-healthcare/what-is-cardiovascular-disease/family-history-and-heart-disease-stroke

Is heart disease or stroke in your family? If so, your risk may be higher.

Did your father have a stroke? Did your mother have a heart attack? Did any of your grandparents have heart disease?

Those might seem like random questions, but they’re very important when it comes to understanding your risk for these diseases.

Learn more about:

  • How much family history you need to know?

  • If I have a family history, what can I do about it?

  • Other genetic factors to be aware of

  • So I’ve got history concerns… what next?

Start with one or two. This simple, seven step list has been developed to deliver on the hope we all have--to live a long, productive healthy life.

Take the My Life Check assessment now! It only takes about seven minutes!

#FamilyHistory #AmericanHeartMonth

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