Heart Disease Articles
Expert Author: Mary Desaulniers
Heart disease is no longer the disease of overweight, highly stressed middle-aged men. All of us are empowered to view coronary problems as something we can change through lifestyle and dietary intervention.
Expert Author: Stephen M
It has possibly been described as THE disease of the 20th Century and is certainly the one of the Century's biggest killers but what exactly is Heart Disease and what exactly is a Heart Attack? As they say, what is in a name? Well in this case the most common terminology in use is as follows. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is (as the name suggests) the Disease of the Coronary Arteries.
A standard combination of diuretics and blood-pressure drugs has been prescribed to heart-failure patients by their doctors. Such treatment has widely been used in United States following a research conducted in 1999..
Expert Author: Michael Rad
An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a new portable device that can be used at home in the event of cardiac arrest. This device sends a brief powerful electrical impulse to the heart and gives it back the normal rhythm, and a dying person could simply be returned to life.
Prevention of most premature heart attacks should be possible. A major global study, conducted by few Canadian doctors, reported in August 2004 that it should be possible to prevent most premature heart attacks, after finding risk factors transcended ethnic and racial divides.
Purple vegetables can add color to a dish making it more appealing and healthier, too. It is known that purple vegetables or fruit are beneficial to health as they are a good source of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and phyto-chemicals. Phyto-chemicals are substances found only in plants that may even help our body fight disease. Anthocyanin and phenolic are found in berries, dried plums (prunes), and raisins. They are believed to reduce risk of disease such as cancer and heart disease.
Children and teenagers like soft drinks, and so do adults. British drink more than 5 billion liters each year while American consumes more than a quarter of all drinks. Carbonated soft drinks, or fizzy drinks as what they are commonly called, are loaded with sugar and caffeine. They are so popular yet they have very little nutritional value.
Due to globalization, economic structure has changed and is very different from years ago. Royalty towards organizations are rare and likewise, security of jobs provided by organizations is scarce too. More and more people choose to become entrepreneurs or self-employed. Under such circumstances, people are constantly under stress irrespective of which categories they are in.
It is believed that our diet will partly determine how high the risk of getting heart disease. Under normal circumstances, people who are told to adopt a healthy diet will probably adhere to this advice, especially those who have already had or are on the verge of getting into health problems. But, when they are in negative emotions, they will tend to change their choices.
Cardiovascular disease is set to pose a major threat to health and wealth in Asia, with smoking, increasing obesity, and rising levels of cholesterol and blood pressure. The cost of heart disease in countries such as China will be vast. Not only will there be huge expenses associated with the treatment of heart attacks, but also the loss of earnings for victims and their families will have devastating economic consequences.
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