If you break your arm, it happens quickly. And if you have allergies, your watery eyes and sniffling are good indicators of the issue. But what happens when there’s something wrong with your heart?

Unfortunately, when it comes to heart disease, it often develops slowly and silently over time. That can make it hard to know where you stand and what you need to do. But as they say, knowledge is power—and that’s especially the case with your heart.

Learning more about heart disease and understanding the signs, symptoms and risk factors are important first steps. Take our quick quiz to get started.


Test your heart disease knowledge now

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Which behavior increases your risk of heart disease?

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What health conditions increase your risk for heart disease?

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More men than women die from cardiovascular disease

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What causes a heart attack?

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What are the most common symptoms of a heart attack?

Your score is

The average score is 71%


Ready to take the next step to improve your heart health?

Teladoc dietitians can help you set realistic health goals and create a customized plan to reach them. Choose your dietitian, schedule a convenient virtual visit and start improving your health today.

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Then, check out five uncommon ways to reduce your heart disease risk.

Updated January 25, 2022

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