1. heart disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women.
2. heart disease is an umbrella term that includes conditions.
3. heart diseases includes cononary artery diseases, heart attack, cardiac arrest.
4. heart disease leads to blockage of blood and oxygen flowing to the heart muscle.
CAUSES: Genetic and environmental
DETECTION: Blood test help detect anemia, a risk factor for CHD.
TREATMENT: You will need to change your lifestyle to help prevent or control heart disease (CHD) so it would reduce the risk of a first or repeat heart attack. Sometimes you may need medications.