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Am I at risk for hypertension?

Find out if you are at risk for hypertension, and just how big your risk is.

Are you overweight?


Are you older than 35?


Are you of African decent?


Has your mother or sister suffered a heart attack or stroke before age 55?


Has your father or brother suffered a heart attack or stroke before age 45?


Is your body apple-shaped?


Do you exercise at least 30 minutes per day, 3 - 4 times per week?


Do you smoke at all?


Do you eat more than one teaspoon of salt per day?


Do you have more than two drinks per day?


Are you older than 35, smoking and on the Pill?


Do you have existing heart disease? (heart failure, previous heart attack, angina, previous bypass surgery, balloon dilatation).


Do you have diabetes?


Do you have kidney damage?


Have you ever suffered a stroke or mini-strokes?


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