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Risk FactorsJohn R. Burg MD Cardiac Center
To Make an Appointment:
(406) 238-2000
(800) 332-7156
801 N. 29th St.
4th Floor
Billings, MT 59101

Are you at risk for a heart attack?

How do you know if you are at risk for a heart attack? Some factors are unique to women and are important for you to know about. The major risk factors for heart disease are:

  • Smoking or use of tobacco products
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol, including a high LDL (bad cholesterol) low HDL (good cholesterol) or high triglyceride levels
  • Sedentary lifestyle, or get little physical activity
  • Overweight
  • Family history of heart disease
  • Early menopause (before age 40)
  • Previous heart attack
  • High levels of stress, feeling little control over your enviornment
  • High Blood Pressure
10 Signs of A Heart Attack
  1. Chest discomfort
  2. Pain spreading to the jaw, neck, shoulder or arm
  3. Shortness of breath
  4. Nausea
  5. Sweating
  6. Indigestion or gas-like pain
  7. Dizziness
  8. Unexplained weakness or fatigue
  9. Discomfort or pain between the shoulder blades
  10. Sense of impending doom
  • Chest Pain Center Accreditation
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
  • ANCC Magnet Organization
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