Verify your email address to receive email notifications.

Verification sent. Please check your inbox to verify your address.

Unable to send verification. Please try again later.

  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What are the risk factors for developing cardio vascular disease?

  • Find a professional to answer your question

  • Dr Michael Davis

    Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

    Electrophysiologist and pioneer in catheter ablation and in the management of atrial fibrillation. Expertise in arrhythmia device therapy, coronary care, echocardiography. View Profile

    Modifiable risk factors(those you can do something about) include high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, smoking, a diet high in saturated fat and a sedentary lifestyle.

    Risk factors you can't do anything about are age, sex, ethnic origin (African and Asian ancestry) and family history

answer this question

You must be a Health Professional to answer this question. Log in or Sign up .

You may also like these related questions

Ask a health question

Empowering Australians to make better health choices