How old is your heart? Visit www.knowyournumbers.co.nz and after a few simple questions you will get a glimpse of how old your heart really is, compared to your actual age.
With just two simple numbers you can get a glimpse of your heart age and understand a little more about your risk of heart disease. After completing the simple questionnaire, and gaining some insight into how old your heart really is, sign up for your personalised, tailored Heart Health Plan. Your plan will be e-mailed to you and provides some simple changes you can make to your lifestyle to reduce your risk of heart disease.
Blood pressure is a measure of how hard your heart has to work to pump blood around your body.
Your doctor or practice nurse can do this for you.
Cholesterol plays an essential role in how every cell in the body works. However, too much cholesterol in the blood can increase your risk of heart disease.
A blood test will be able to tell you what your cholesterol levels are.
The most common method for measuring obesity rates, for population groups, is classifying by an index called the body mass index (BMI).
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women.