Heart Disease SO

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Heart Disease :

Heart Disease

Definition:

Definition It is similar to cardiovascular disease but heart disease affects your hearts muscle, valves or rhythm.

Symptoms:

Symptoms Chest pain (angina) Shortness of breath. Pain, numbness, weakness or coldness in your legs or arms if the blood vessels in those parts of your body are narrowed. Pain in the neck, jaw, throat, upper abdomen or back.

How to prevent:

How to prevent Follow a healthy diet. A healthy diet includes a variety of vegetables and fruits. If you smoke, make an effort to quit. If you're overweight or obese, try to lose weight. Be physically active. Avoid using illegal drugs.

Risks:

Risks High blood pressure. High blood cholesterol. Diabetes and prediabetes. Smoking. Being overweight or obese. Being physically inactive. Having a family history of early heart disease.

How many people are diagnosed:

How many people are diagnosed Americans suffer 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes each year. Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death in the United States.

Mortality Rate:

Mortality Rate Every day, 2,200 people die from heart disease. That's nearly 800,000 Americans each year, or 1 in every 3 deaths.

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Hyperlink http://www.google.com/search?q=definition+of+heart+disease&oq=definition&aqs=chrome.0.69i59j69i57j69i59l2j0l2.4980j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=93&ie=UTF-8&gws_rd=ssl

Do I know anyone with it?:

Do I know anyone with it? I don’t know anyone who has or had heart disease

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