First degree relative* with premature heart disease
2nd first degree relative with premature heart disease
3rd first degree relative with premature heart disease
Past history /or current active smoking (2+ yrs 10/day)
High blood pressure (>140/90) or on treatment
High cholesterol (total >5.5: LDL >3.0) or on treatment
History of diabetes, on diet or medication
Being overweight (BMI above 26)
Being sedentary(not exercising 40+ mins 3 x week)
Life-long exposure to high saturated fat diet
History of sleep apnoea, gout or high uric acid
History of depression, high stress or social isolation
Having 'Type A' personality - (being very driven)
Marathon runner or similar high endurance activity
YOUR RISK PROFILE TOTAL IS
* Male less than 55 years or female less than 65 years
0-2 points - You are at low risk of having a heart attack or a significant coronary artery disease. It is highly recommended that you reassess your CCC risk profile score in 3 years. Click here for more information.
3+ points - We recommended you have a thorough heart check.
The higher your number the more chance there may be that you could be at HIGH risk. Click here for more information.
* If you are experiencing any concerning heart symptoms such as chest pain, breathlessness, dizziness, blackouts or palpitations, see you GP immediately or present to your nearest hospital straight away.