Heart disease

What is the cause of heart disease?

High amounts of certain fats & cholesterol in blood, high blood pressure, high amounts of sugar in blood, blood vessel inflammation.

Non-infectious of infectious

This disease is non-infectious high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, diabetes and prediabetes, smoking, being overweight or obese, being physically inactive, having a family history of early heart disease, age 55 or older for women

Symptoms of Heart Disease

chest pain (angina), shortness of breath, pain, numbness, weakness or coldness in your legs or arms if the blood vessels in those parts of your body are narrowed, pain in the neck, jaw, throat, abdomen, or back

Age Range of Heart Disease

Age for men is 65, but as many as 4% to 10% of all heart attacks occur before age 45

People at Risk for Heart Disease

Women generally have the same CHD risk factors as men, even though some risk factors may affect women differently than men. More than 75 percent of women aged 50 to 60 have one or more risk factors for CHD. Many risk factors start during childhood, some develop in the 10 years of their lives.

Prevalent time in history of Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States today.

Prevention for Heart Disease

Through lifestyle changes you can prevent this disease such as smoking cessation, healthy eating, exercise, and managing diabetes, blood pressure and stress, you can greatly reduce your chance of heart disease.

Treatment for Heart Disease

CPR is one of the great links to survival. It also goes by “chain of survival”, heart bypass surgery can be used to treat heart disease, Angioplasty is a non-surgical procedure that can be used to open blocked heart arteries.

Is Heart Disease Curable?

CPR is one of the great links to survival. It also goes by “chain of survival”, heart bypass surgery can be used to treat heart disease, Angioplasty is a non-surgical procedure that can be used to open blocked heart arteries.

Prognosis for this Disease?

Almost 15 million patients in the United States have coronary artery disease and almost 600,000 people die. The different presentations of heart disease, symptoms experienced by women and the elderly, the diagnosis of heart disease has improved.

Facts

Elvis Presley died at age 42 because of heart failure which was also related to his drug addictions, since his death he has remained one of the world’s most popular music icon.

George W. Bush had heart surgery in 2013 to unblock an artery in his heart. The former president had no symptoms of heart disease before he took a stress test which hinted a problem.