Heart disease is one of a number of different diseases which afflict the heart. The most common heart diseases are: Coronary heart disease, the end result of the accumulation of atheromatous plaques within the walls of the arteries that supply the myocardium Ischaemic heart disease, a disease characterized by reduced blood supply to the heart. Cardiovascular disease, a class of diseases that involve the heart and/or blood vessels (arteries and veins).Implies under this category some popular ...
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Preventing and Reversing Cardiovascular Disease
... Facts about cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular disease includes a number of conditions affecting the structures or function of the heart, including coronary artery disease and vascular (blood vesse...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Major Health Groups Join Forces to Fight Leading Causes of Death
... Three of the nation’s leading non-profit health agencies in June announced a joint initiative to empower Americans to help lower their risk of cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke by following a...
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Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
... Some facts about cardiovascular disease (CVD): 61,8000 Americans have CVD CVD claimed ~960,000 lives in 1999 46% deaths in men and 53% in women Claims as many lives as the next 7 causes combined Coron...
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Practicing Prevention in the Real World
... How important is heart disease? Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) continues to be the leading cause of death in America, killing over 500,000 of us annually and costing the country $100 billion each year. ...
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Prevention
... Certain dental and medical procedures may allow bacteria to enter your bloodstream. Antibiotics can help destroy or control these harmful bacteria. If you''re at risk of endocarditis, you may need to ...
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