Symptoms And Treatment Of Coronary Heart Disease

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Coronary heart disease is also a chronic disease that develops over many years, and some women might develop outward symptoms at a later age and even experience their first cardiac event at a later age. A woman could be having a heart attack and don’t even know it or even be shocked when she’s told she’s having one. Non-modifiable risk factors are age, genetics, ethnicity, age at menopause and family history from immediate relatives like mother, father, sister, brother and child. Young women are also being affected by heart disease and it is no longer a disease of the old. Genetic disorders also increase the risk of heart disease, and lipid mutations are one example. A young individual who screens positive for heart disease should be tested for lipid mutations which are rare but severe and management and treatment are different. “Hormonal influences also play a role in heart disease in that it increases the chances of it. Since the benefits of hormone replacement therapy don’t outweigh the risk of heart disease, clinicians should prescribe the lowest possible dose for the shortest period of time.” Heart Disease is a condition in which blood to the heart is deficient because of narrowing or constricting of the cardiac vessels that supply it. Heart Disease is also one of the most common causes of death. There is several health and behavioral factors that can increase an individuals risk of heart disease. One factor is hypertension or high blood pressure. This can be caused by obesity, smoking tobaccos, too much salt intake, high alcohol consumption, etc. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) “the federal government 's agenda for building a healthier nation, includes 24 objectives specific to heart disease and strok... ... middle of paper ... ...e facilities to serve the increasing number of people with diet-related medical problems. But simple awareness is not enough. Now, when obesity has increasingly becoming a major threat to society and the biggest burden on economy, active government intervention is needed to combat this crisis. Government must develop new economic incentives for businesses and individuals to promote and implement a healthier lifestyle. Government should create cost-effective policies that help people make decisions in their best economic interests. Manipulating these interests is the only effective way to manage obesity problem. America is literally sick from its nutrition model that prioritizes current economic interests, sacrificing citizens’ well-being for profit. It is a model that praises freedom to consume as a central value, no matter how self-destructing this freedom can be.

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