[LISTEN] Why can 'healthy' people still have heart attacks?
Cardiologist Dr Richard Nethononda discusses some of the risk factors associated with heart attacks.
CAPE TOWN - How do you know whether you are at risk of having a heart attack?
Kieno Kammies talks to Dr Richard Nethononda, cardiologist at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, about what to look out for, especially if you are male.
He says heart problems are more common among men and can be genetic.
Nethononda also mentions some of the risk factors associated with heart attacks, such as smoking, hypertension and high cholesterol.