If you want to be heart healthy, you have to be heart smart. Test your knowledge by answering true or false to the following statements. Then check the answers below to see how well you did.
|1. ||A heart attack with no apparent pain causes less damage.|
|2. ||Your healthcare provider should start screening for cardiovascular risk factors when you turn 40.|
|3. ||High blood pressure can almost always be prevented.|
|4. ||Ten years after you quit smoking, your risk for heart disease is the same as if you’d never smoked.|