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The term “Heart Disease” can be used to describe any disorder of the cardiovascular system (i.e., the heart and blood vessels) that affects the heart's ability to function normally.
Atherosclerosis is a condition that develops when a substance called as plaque builds up in the walls of the arteries. This buildup narrows the
Risk factors for developing heart diseases include:
Diagnosis of acute condition will include the following:
If you have a family history of heart disease or other cardiovascular risk factors such as high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity or smoking, these factors can increase risk for heart disease. These cardiovascular factors may be different for men and women. For instance, men are more likely to have chest pain, while women are more likely to have other symptoms along with chest discomfort, such as short breath, nausea.
Many of the times, people may not face any
There are many risk factors that contribute to having a heart attack, including high cholesterol, obesity, excessive alcohol consumption, high blood pressure, stress.
There are many ways to prevent cardiac disease by adopting a healthy lifestyle this include manage stress, regular exercise, stay at a healthy weight, eat a healthy diet, get regular health screening for blood pressure, cholesterol levels, diabetes. If any of these issues are identified early and proper treatment is initiated, it can help prevent cardiac disease in the longer run.
Key screening tests for monitoring cardiovascular health include blood pressure, fasting lipoprotein profile (cholesterol, LDL, VDL, HDL, triglyceride), body weight and blood glucose.