7 Sneaky Causes of Heart Attacks
You eat right and exercise, but you may still be at risk for heart disease. Here's how to keep your ticker strong.
Hidden Risks for Heart Attacks
Let's say that, by the numbers, your heart looks to be in great shape. Your weight's down. Your waist is trim. Your LDL (bad) cholesterol levels are under 100, and your blood pressure's pretty good (we like 110/70). Whew. One less thing to sweat, right? Not quite. Nearly half of all heart attacks happen to people whose tickers look as good as yours, so doing a little extra might save your life. Read on for a crash course in avoiding 7 hidden causes of heart attacks.