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  • The risk factors heart disease are many and not well understood.
    The usual risk factors heart disease are age, blood pressure,
    smoking, diabetes, physical activity (better known as exercise),
    ldl cholesterol and obesity. More important heart disease risk factors
    are hdl cholesterol, triglycerides, homocysteine and c reactive protein.

    Risk Factors Heart Disease

     Lowest
    Heart Risk

      Average
    Heart Risk

    Highest
    Heart Risk

     

    0

    1

    2

    3

    4

    5

    Age

    Under 35

    35-46

    46-55

    56-65

    65-69

    Over 70

    Blood Pressure - systolic

    Below 115

    116-124

    125-134

    135-149

    150-164

    Over 165

    Blood pressure - diastolic

    Below 70

    71-80

    81-90

    91-99

    100-110

    Over 111

    Smoking -cigarettes per day

    Never smoked

    Quit 10 yr.+

    1 to 9

    10 to 19

    20-29

    Over 30

    Age of a parent who had a heart attack or stroke

    None

    70+

    60-69

    50-59

    35-49

    Under 35

    Diabetes duration - years

    0

    0

    1 to 5

    6 to 10

    11 to 15

    Over 15

    Weight loss need - pounds

    0 to 9

    10 to 15

    16-25

    26-35

    36-49

    50+

    Blood Tests

               

       Total cholesterol

    180-190

    191-200

    200-224

    225-249

    250-274

    Over 275

          LDL cholesterol

    Below 100

    101-129

    130-139

    140-149

    150-159

    Over 160

          HDL cholesterol

    71-80

    61-70

    51-60

    41-50

    36-40

    Under 35

          Cholesterol/HDL ratio

    1.0 to 2.0

    2.1 to 3.4

    3.5 to 5.0

    5.1 to 7.0

    7.1 to 12.9

    Over 13

       Lpa

    Below 10

    11 to 15

    16 to 20

    21 to 25

    26 to 30

    Over 30

       Triglycerides

    Below 100

    100-129

    130-149

    150-199

    200-299

    300-499

       C-reactive protein (CRP)

    0 to .1 mg/dl

    .2 to .9

    1.0 to 1.2

    1.3 to 1.4

    1.5 to 1.6

    1.7 to 1.8

       Homocysteine

    Below 6

    6 to 8

    9 to 12

    13 to 17

    18 to 21

    Over 21

    Exercise - Min. per week - Low to Moderate intensity

    120+

    90-120

    60-90

    30-60

    Under 30

    None

    Exercise Intensity

    Vigorous

    Hard

    Moderate

    Easy

    Very easy

    None

    Risk Factors Heart Disease 

               

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     Report Card of Risk Factors
    Heart Disease

     
       

     Number Of Points

     
     

             Lowest Risk

            Average Risk

         Highest Risk

     

    0 to 8

    9 to17

    18 to 34

    35 to 51

    52 to 68

    69 to 85

     

     

     

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