February is Heart Health Awareness Month! How much do you know about heart health? Take the quiz below and check your answers here: http://cbsloc.al/1z6TGIg
Question 1: Which of the following risk factors is the easiest to improve as a way to lower your risk of heart disease?
A. Eat a heart-healthy diet
B. Stop smoking, or don’t start
C. Get regular exercise
D. Know your blood pressure, cholesterol, and BMI numbers
Question 2: True or false: if you have heart palpitations, you’re at risk of a heart attack.
Question 3: Which of the following foods contain cholesterol?
A. Plant-based foods, like fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds
B. Animal-based foods, like meat, poultry, egg yolks, and dairy products
C. Both; cholesterol is found in all foods
D. Neither; cholesterol isn’t found in any foods
Question 4: What is normal blood pressure?
A. 120/80 or lower
B. Between 120/80 and 130/90
C. Between 130/90 and 140/100
D. None of the above
Question 5: Which of the following are symptoms of a heart attack?
A. Chest pain or pressure
D. All of the above
Question 6: True or false: a heart murmur is something harmless that only happens in children.
Question 7: What is “arrhythmia?”
A. Another name for high blood pressure
B. Another name for heart failure
C. Another name for a heartbeat that is too fast, too slow, or irregular
D. Another name for a heartbeat that is normal
Question 8: True or false: smoking increases your risk for heart disease.
Question 9: What is a normal cholesterol level?
A. 200 or lower
D. It depends on whether you’re a man or a woman