Heart Disease Quiz

Take this short quiz to test your heart disease knowledge.

The term "heart disease" refers to several types of heart conditions.

Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in the United States.

Being overweight increases your risk for heart disease.

Eating lots of foods high in saturated fat and trans fat may reduce heart disease risk.

Smoking has no effect on heart disease.

By making healthy choices, you can help lower your risk for heart disease. Which of these is NOT part of a healthy lifestyle?

Physical activity can help you maintain a healthy weight and lower your blood pressure, blood cholesterol, and blood sugar levels.

How many American adults have at least 1 of 3 key risk factors for heart disease?

“__________” happens when plaque builds up in the arteries and limits how much blood can get to the heart.

A person who has had a heart attack is at increased risk of having another.

Men and women can have different heart attack symptoms. What symptoms are more likely to happen to women than men?

Cardiac rehabilitation is unimportant for those recovering from a heart attack or heart failure.