(Waist) size matters | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

(Waist) size matters

What can your waist size tell you about your heart health? Use this guide to find out how your heart is measuring up.

Along with knowing your cholesterol and blood pressure numbers, you should also know your waist circumference number. It’s the simplest way to tell if you are at risk for heart disease. This handy graphic walks you through how to properly measure your waist and what your number can tell you, along with tips on how to improve your heart health.

Go a step further for your heart and take an online heart disease risk assessment.


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