What is heart disease and how to lower your risk

Statistics show that cardiovascular disease is America's leading health problem, and one of the leading causes of death. Over the past 10 years for which statistics are available, the death rate from heart disease has fallen about 39 percent – but the burden and risk factors remain alarmingly high.

Dr. John Wynsen, MD, provides an overview of heart disease and discusses how you can lower your risk.

Learn more about heart disease on the Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare website.