Take this online heart disease risk assessment to determine your risk for cardiovascular disease. The assessment takes approximately 5 minutes and once you complete the test you will get a results report describing your heart's age, your 10-year cardiovascular disease risk, and risk factors. You will also be given a list of those risk factors you can change and those that are genetic or medical in nature. You will be able to print or save the results and take them to your next doctor visit.
In order to get the best assessment, please have available your heart numbers from a recent doctors visit or blood screening. If you do not have these numbers you can still continue with the assessment. These heart numbers include:
- blood pressure top and bottom numbers (systolic and diastolic pressure)
- total cholesterol
- HDL (good cholesterol)
- LDL (bad cholesterol)
- fasting blood sugar
If you are a Norton patient, you can access these numbers online with your MyChart account. You can take the assessment without these numbers, but will get a better result if you include them.
If you were unable to answer questions regarding LDL and HDL levels, perhaps it’s time to visit your primary care physician.
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Take 5 to take care of your heart
Five ways to reduce stress, from your friends at Norton Women’s Heart & Vascular Center
- Get eight hours of sleep.
- Enjoy a cup of tea.
- Smell some flowers or lavender.
- Take a relaxing class such as yoga or tai chi.
- Spend time with friends.