Despite advances in treatment, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Three out of four adults between the ages of 20 and 80 have one or more risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Are you at risk? Download MUSC's free heart disease prevention guide and learn what you can do now to reduce your risk and fight heart disease. Simply complete the form on this page to get your free preventive guide PDF today.

Watch Tony Skatell's heart story

Tony ate right and exercised, but still experienced sudden cardiac death at age 59. Hear how the experts at MUSC helped save his life.