Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States, and more than 610,000 Americans die of it annually; that’s one in every four deaths. If you know even just a little bit about heart health, then the key risk factors aren’t all that surprising. They include:
- high blood pressure
- high cholesterol
- being overweight
- lack of exercise.
But it turns out there may be more risk factors than you realize—many that aren’t so obvious. Read more to see the 17 weird things that may affect your heart disease risk, for better or for worse.
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