Submitted by Dr T on June 13, 2011 – 7:00am
That depends on modifying (if needed) your cardiac risk factors, which include your lifestyle and family history. You can calculate you risk for developing heart disease here:
You can play around with these by modifying your numbers and see how they change your risk profile!
While that is of course only hypothetical, you can make real-time changes to your Cardiac risks by modifying your lifestyle where needed:
This includes eating a healthy diet:
If you’d like to see what a real life scenario could look like, play this animation (from Medical Maneuvers):
Hope this helps,