Tuesday, July 27, 2010

What is Coronary Heart Disease


Coronary Heart Disease is one of the most feared killer disease worldwide. This disease is usually experienced by people of productive age and a sudden attack to cause death.

1. The symptoms of coronary heart disease

1. Chest pain and pressure
2. Persistent headaches
3. Feeling her body on fire for no apparent reason
4. Complaints occurred in the vicinity of the breastbone and neck
5. But most people who suffer from coronary heart disease do not experience some of the above symptoms. All of a sudden heart trouble and in the patients with chronic conditions.

2. Causes of Coronary Heart

The disease is caused by the narrowing and blockages in coronary arteries. This is caused by the buildup of fatty substances (cholesterol, triglycerides) in the artery wall bottom (endothelium).

When fat accumulates, blood flow will be blocked and unable to interfere with the heart so that the work of the heart in pumping blood. Securities that are most felt is the loss of oxygen supply and nutrients to the heart due to decreased blood flow to the heart.

3. The things that trigger coronary heart disease:

1. Smoking in large numbers and over the years
2. Consumption of fatty foods or high cholesterol
3. Hypertension who has suffered
4. Diabetes mellitus is also provoke the emergence of coronary heart disease
5. Obesity
6. Lack of activity and exercise
7. Drinking alcoholic beverages
8. Drug abuse (drug)

4. Facts about coronary heart disease

1. Coronary heart disease is the number one killer in the United States who attacked both men and women
2. Every year in the U.S., more than half a million people die from coronary heart disease
3. Deaths from coronary heart disease can be prevented because it is related to lifestyle. If the public good and healthy in life determined to be free from coronary heart disease
4. Care for patients with coronary heart disease requires a very long time and continuous.

5. Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease

1. Balanced lifestyle and avoid the risk of stress is essential to a person not affected by coronary heart disease.
2. Eating healthy foods and high fiber. Reduce fatty foods and high cholesterol in order to avoid obesity.
3. Immediately stop smoking. Smoking causes reduced elasticity of blood vessels thus increasing arterin hardening of blood vessels that trigger a stroke.
4. Reduce or avoid alcoholic beverages
5. Regular exercise
6. Avoid using illegal drugs
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6. Tests to determine if someone has coronary heart disease

There is no definitive measure to determine coronary heart disease. But following several types of tests to present a picture if someone is suffering from coronary heart disease

1. Electrocardiogram
2. Stress tests
3. Nuclear scanning
4. Coronary angigraphy

1 comment:

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