Too much pressure makes your heart work harder and causes wear and tear on your pipes.
Too much sugar in your blood causes damage to the pipes in your heart and body.
Too much fat in your blood blocks up the pipes in your heart and body.
Smoking makes your blood sticky and blocks up the pipes in your heart and body.
If you don't move much you are more likely to get blocked pipes in your heart.
Bad eating and drinking blocks up the pipes in your heart and body.
Feeling sad and lonely for too long puts you at risk of heart problems.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are more likely to have blockages in their body's pipes.
St Vincent's Heart Health would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work and pay respect to Elders past and present.