9 UNIVERSAL CARDIOVASCULAR RISKS
These risk factors account for 90% of all heart attacks. The two most important risk factors are cigarette smoking and an abnormal ratio of blood lipids, which together predicted two-thirds of the global risk of heart attack.
- Cigarette smoking
- High blood pressure
- Abdominal obesity
- Lack of daily consumption of fruits and vegetables
- Excessive alcohol consumption
- Lack of daily exercise