7 Strange Things That Increase Your Heart Disease Risk

Apparently, there are more risk factors than you thought when it comes to heart disease. These surprising risk factors include high cholesterol, being overweight, high blood pressure, smoking and a lack of exercise.

You probably know that heart disease is the number one killer in the United States – more than 610,000 Americans die of it every year. The interesting part is that researchers suggest that your cardiovascular health could be influenced by where you live.

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