Are You At Risk For a Heart Attack?

  • What causes a heart attack?

     

    A. Too much cholesterol that can clog your arteries

     

    B. A blood clot that blocks blood flow to the heart

     

    C. A spasm in an artery that supplies blood to the heart (coronary artery)

     

    D. All of the above

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  • What are risk factors for heart disease and heart attack that you can control?

     

    A. Smoking

     

    B. High blood pressure

     

    C. High cholesterol

     

    D. Not exercising

     

    E. Being overweight or obese

     

    F. Diabetes

     

    G. All of the above

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  • What are the risk factors you can't control?

     

    A. Age

     

    B. Gender

     

    C. Family history

     

    D. Race

     

    E. All of the above

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  • Stress can add to your risk of heart disease.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Drinking red wine is a good way to lower my risk for heart disease.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • You can't miss signs of a heart attack.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • What are the warning signs of a heart attack?

     

    A. Chest pain or discomfort such as pressure, squeezing, or fullness

     

    B. Discomfort or pain in one or both arms, the jaw, neck, back, or stomach

     

    C. Shortness of breath

     

    D. Cold sweats, nausea, or feeling light-headed

     

    E. All of the above

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  • Women have different heart attack symptoms than men.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • If you think you are having a heart attack, you should:

     

    A. Drive yourself to the nearest hospital

     

    B. Wait until the pain goes away, then call your doctor

     

    C. Call 9-1-1 right away

     

    D. Take an aspirin and see if it helps

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  • You can prevent a heart attack.

     

    A. Drive yourself to the nearest hospital

     

    B. Wait until the pain goes away, then call your doctor

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