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Heart age test gives early warning of heart attack and stroke

Public Health England is calling for adults across the country to take a free, online heart age test. If someone’s heart age is higher than their actual age, they are at an increased risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

Cardiovascular disease (CVD), with stroke and heart attack being the most common examples, is the leading cause of death for men and the second leading cause of death for women.

Nearly 20,000 deaths could be prevented each year if people made lifestyle and behaviour changes to improve their heart health, Public Health England says. More....