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Essentia Health offers free online heart health risk assessment - Brainerd Dispatch

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Essentia Health can help assess a person's risk for heart disease.

Written By: Brainerd Dispatch | 2:30 pm, Sep. 17, 2021

Eating healthy will help your heart and may also help you live longer. Photo illustration by Metro Newspaper Service

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Eating healthy will help your heart and may also help you live longer. Photo illustration by Metro Newspaper Service

A person can find their risk of developing heart disease with a free online heart health risk assessment through Essentia Health.

The assessment is available by visiting bit.ly/3EtdyfW . It allows people to compare their actual age to their heart’s biological age, calculate the possibility of developing heart disease and prioritize their most harmful risk factors.

After completing the assessment, people will receive a personalized report that will summarize their risk factors, provide helpful tips and recommend the next steps to live heart-healthy.

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