What are risk factors (in addition to high LDL) for coronary heart disease?
- Low HDL cholesterol (less than 1.0 mmol/L in men and less than1.2mmol/L in women)
- Age (45 or older for men; 55 or older for women)
- Family history of early heart disease (father or brother affected before age 55; sister or mother affected before age 65)
- High blood pressure
- Physical inactivity