Dr. Sharon Behrendt - Ottawa Naturopathy

Am I At Risk For Cardiovascualr Disease?

 If you answer "yes" to any of these questions, you may be at risk for cardiovascular disease.

I am a smoker
I do not exercise regularly
I have a family history of heart disease
I eat a diet high in sugar and refined flours
I suffer from chronic inflammation
I have uncontrolled high blood pressure
I am diabetic or have other chronic desease
I am overweight
I live with chronic, unmanaged stress
I use alcohol excessively
I have high blood cholesterol and/or homocysteine
I am a woman over the age of 35 who uses birth control pills
I am over the age of 55 or I am in menopause
I am of Aboriginal, African or South Asian descent