Saint Alphonsus Health System

Know Your Risk Factors

Risk Factors:

  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Family history of heart disease
  • Lack of physical activity
  • Stress
  • Coronary Artery Disease equivalents
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Renovascular Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysm

But these aren't the only risk factors. Your risk also increases if you:

  • Don't see your doctor regularly
  • Don't care for your own medical needs the way you do for others
  • Don't realize heart disease isn't only a "man's disease"

Risk Factors Specific to Women:

  • History of Eclampsia or Preeclampsia during pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Hypertension in pregnancy
  • History of miscarriages
  • Early surgical menopause
  • Postmenopause

Location & Scheduling

6140 West Curtisian Suite 200, Boise, Idaho 83706
Saint Alphonsus Curtis Campus
Phone: 208-367-3555

323 E. Riverside Dr., Eagle, ID 83616
Phone: 208-367-3555

910 NW 16th Street, Fruitland, ID 83616
Phone: 208-367-3555

To schedule an appointment or for more information on the Saint Alphonsus Women's Heart program call 208-367-3555.