Heart Attack

Frequently Asked Questions

8. What can I do to lower my risk for a heart attack?

You can lower your risk of having a heart attack, even if you have already had a heart attack or have been told that your chances of having a heart attack are high. To prevent a heart attack, you will need to make lifestyle changes. You may also need to get treatment for conditions that raise your risk.

Lifestyle changes you can make to lower your risk for heart attack include the following:

Get treatment for related conditions that might make having a heart attack more likely.