No matter what your age is, Heart Age Calculator from SHF is helpful taking care of your heart now so that you keep your heart as healthy as possible for as long as possible.
What is Heart Age
Heart Age engages people in their heart health by estimating and expressing their preventable cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors as their Heart Age – which could be older, younger or the same as their chronological age. It is a translation of a well-established Framingham risk score.
What is Heart Age Calculator?
Singapore Heart Foundation and Unilever have come together to introduce the ‘heart age calculator’ in Singapore to help people measure their Heart Age.
This unique tool enables people at all levels of preventable CVD risk factors to find out how old or young their heart is compared to their chronological age. It means people can be motivated to take care of their heart now so that they keep their heart as healthy as possible for as long as possible.
This online tool is supported by the World Heart Federation and has also been piloted in 18 other countries.
Heart Age is established using information on factors that influence people’s heart health: age, gender, blood pressure, total and HDL (good) cholesterol, smoking and diabetic status.
These ‘risk factors’ are used to determine an individual’s personal risk of CVD over a 10 year period.
Heart Age Calculator is not a medical diagnostic tool. It is for general information purposes only and should not be substituted for professional health care.