Disease of the heart and blood vessels is the leading cause of death worldwide. In the United States alone, the estimated economic losses due to heart disease is $313 billion. Although more people die from heart disease than from any other cause, most cases of heart disease are preventable by addressing sedentary behaviors.

Keeping your heart healthy is essential to a long and active life. Unfortunately, signs and symptoms of heart disease often don’t show up until it’s much too late to do something about it.

Answer these questions by selecting the choice that best describes you or your habits, and you can then find out what you can do to reduce your risk.