9 Controllable Heart Attack Risk Factors

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Results of a large study point to these risk factors—all controllable—that may account for most heart attacks


Heart Attack Warning Signs

Symptoms of heart attack aren't always typical—if you suspect a heart attack, call 9-1-1 immediately.

Learn the Symptoms of Stroke

Recognize the signs—of stroke or "mini-stroke" (TIA)—prompt treatment can improve outcomes.

Long-term Heart Attack Treatment

Goals include healing heart tissue, improving heart function, and decreasing the risk for future heart attacks.

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