Coronary Heart Disease

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Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary Heart Disease

*Health risk factors increase the risk of having a chronic disease*The chronic disease that has the leading cause of death is coronary heart disease *Included are some of the 6 main causes of coronary heart disease as well as ways to avoide it

High Cholorestoeral & Blood Pressure*The two leading causes of coronary heart disease*Choloresterol is as fatty substance that flows through the bloodstream causing clots *Blood pressure is the force of blood against the wall of the arteries *Both can be prevented by eating health and staying active

Physical Inactivity & Smoking*Physical activity and exercise reduces the risk of high choloresterol, high blood pressure and obesity*Smoking makes the heart beat faster, it also increases the chance of blot clots*Both causes can be avoided by NOT smoking and engaging in physical activity

Obesity & Diabetes*Obesity is defined as body mass index (BMI) being equal or above 85%*Often accompanied by high choloresterol and diabetes*Diabetes is a condition where the body does not produce enough insulin *Both conditions can be prevented by eating less food as well as health food


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