The leading cause of death in the United States is heart disease. The fifth leading cause of death is stroke. Heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases are the most costly and widespread health problems in this country. In fact, these conditions account for more than $320 billion in health care expenses. However, heart disease and stroke are one of the more preventable causes of death. The leading controllable risk factors for stroke, heart disease, and other cardiovascular diseases are high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cigarette smoking, obesity and overweight, physical inactivity, and unhealthy diet.
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