Charlotte, NC - Could your heart be older than you are? The Centers for Disease Control thinks so.
New data from the centers for disease control reports that US adults have a heart about seven years older than it should be.
According to the report, about 3 in 4 heart attacks and strokes are due to risk factors that increase your heart age.
The CDC reports that for most US adults age 30-74, their heart age, is much older than their actual age. Reasons for an older heart include, smoking, high blood pressure, eating rich foods, and other accesses.
To lower your heart age, the CDC says having an ideal blood pressure can help.
Predict your heart age here.
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