Your Heart Health Goals by the Numbers

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Your heart is at the center of your whole health. So, it’s important to keep it healthy and strong. Along with being aware of your family history, knowing your heart health numbers can help you understand your risk for heart disease, and adopt healthier choices that promote heart-health. 

The chart below gives a quick overview of the optimal heart health goals typically recommended by health experts.        

Risk Goal
Blood pressure Top number less than 120 and bottom number less than 80
Cholesterol A total cholesterol of about 150 mg/dL
Fasting glucose 70 to 99 mg/dL
BMI

Between 18.5 and 24.5

Waist Circumference Less than 40 inches for men and less than 35 inches for women.

Keep in mind that your goals may be different based on your personal risk factors. Ask your doctor to help you set goals that are tailored to you. Regular screenings monitored by your primary care doctor can help you track your progress and set new goals that promote your whole health. 

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