Some factors do increase your risk of heart-related issues, and unfortunately not much can be done about them. But that’s ok! It is important to know what they are and understand how they affect other factors that can minimise risk.
There are a number of modifiable risk factors that you can change to better your heart health, and most are connected! Learn more by clicking on each one.
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In Australia, 1 woman dies of heart disease every hour. In the UK, that increase to 1 women every 10 minutes, and in the US, 1 woman every 80 seconds.
Her Heart has pledged to decrease the number of heart disease related deaths by 50% by 2025. Seeing as though heart disease prevention is at 80%, this target should be achievable!