Personal Risk Assessment

Check all that applies to you.
If you check two or more, please see a healthcare professional and determine what you can do to lower your risk.

Age
You are a man over 45 or a woman over 55 years old.

Family History
Your father or brother had a heart attack before age 55 or your mother or sister had one before age 65.

Medical History
You have coronary artery disease, or you have had a heart attack.
You have had a stroke.
You have an abnormal heartbeat.

Tobacco Smoke
You smoke, or live or work with people who smoke every day.

Total Cholesterol and HDL Cholesterol
Your total cholesterol level is 240 mg/dL or higher.
Your HDL ("good") cholesterol level is less than 40 mg/dL if you're a man or less than 50 mg/dL if you're a woman.
You don't know your total cholesterol or HDL levels.

Blood Pressure
Your blood pressure is 140/90 mm Hg or higher, or you've been told that your blood pressure is too high.
You don't know what your blood pressure is.

Physical Inactivity
You don't accumulate at least 30 minutes of physical activity on most days of the week.

Excess Body Weight
You are 20 pounds or more overweight.

Diabetes
You have diabetes or take medicine to control your blood sugar.

You have a high risk of stroke.

Please see a healthcare professional and determine what you can do to lower your risk. To learn more about managing your risk of a stroke, view the Reduce Your Risk page.

You have a low risk of stroke.

You can join the cause and get involved to help spread awareness about stroke and promote the Power to End Stroke campaign.