Heart Disease

Heart Disease Description

According to WHO, Cardiovascular disease is caused by disorders of the heart and blood vessels, and includes coronary heart disease (heart attacks), cerebrovascular disease (stroke), raised blood pressure (hypertension), peripheral artery disease, rheumatic heart disease, congenital heart disease and heart failure. The major causes of cardiovascular disease



Heart Disease Prevention


According to WHO Report, changes in lifestyle and prophylactic drug therapies may reduce cardio-vacular risk

Modiļ¬cation of behaviour
Tobacco
Diet
Physical activity
Body weight
Alcohol

Prevention of cardiovascular disease
Psychosocial factors
Multiple risk factor interventions
Blood pressure lowering
Targets for blood pressure
Choice of initial drug therapy
 Lipid lowering
  Monitoring of treatment

Cost-effectiveness,


Heart Disease Treatment

Arrhythmia


Heart attack treatment

Medication/Drugs

Surgery

Angioplasty - is a procedure to unblocks arteries using stents


Heart Disease Alternative Treatment



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