10. Not Knowing Your Numbers
An Cleveland Clinic survey discovered that 68 percent of Americans might be worried about heart health, but they aren’t aware of their heart-related numbers. Knowing the levels of cholesterol, blood pressure waist circumference, blood sugar are all good indicators to assess heart health.
The ability to track these numbers over time to determine whether they are increasing or down is crucial in determining if your risk for heart health is increasing or increasing.
Checking these heart numbers a regular annual routine for your overall health. Consult with your doctor on how often these measurements are to be checked.