Heart Disease is not just only blocked arteries & heart attacks, there are a lot of other heart problems and conditions that might affect your heart health condition. It also causes major disabilities. The most common cause of heart disease is narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels that basically supplies blood to the heart. Have you consider having our How to prevent heart disease workshop?
It is a slow process disease which, happens slowly over time and is the reason people get heart attacks. Notice time is the key factor here! Another kind of heart problem may happen to the valves in the heart, or the heart may not pump well and cause heart failure. People might have inherited heart disease. Some of the heart disease conditions are highlighted below. There is something more important you can do to help prevent Heart Disease, these are factors that can be controlled by a person. Understanding the risk factor is especially important as one factor increases a person's risk, nevertheless I shall share more with you later, keep in mind the BAD BOY; but let’s keep going.
CAD (coronary artery disease) is the first and widely known heart disease that tends to occur when the level of Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) Cholesterol starts to accumulate & build up plaque in the arteries walls of your heart. CAD has no symptoms at an early stage but when accumulated plaque starts blocking blood flow, you may feel chest pain, fatigue, and shortness of breath these symptoms tend to show more in men as compared to women. Notice accumulated is the key factor here!
Heart Failure: Heart is a muscular organ that contracts and relaxes to pump the blood to every single part of the body. If your heart muscles become too rigid or they get weak, your heart vessels may start developing complications and it might affect the capacity of the heart to pump blood to your body, called (CHF) congestive heart failure.