Cholesterol | Causes & Risk Factors

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Risk factors for heart disease

  • Cigarette smoking
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Older Age
  • Have an immediate family member (parent or sibling) who has had heart disease
  • Overweight or obese
  • Inactive

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 01/16
Created: 01/96

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