February is American's Heart Health Awareness Month.
schedule a checkup to have your blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels checked.
Most heart attacks are the end result of coronary heart disease.
Coronary artery disease, also called coronary heart disease, or simply, heart disease.
Some heart-disease risks you're born with. Some you can avoid. Many of the problems older people have with their heart and blood vessels are really caused by disease, not by aging.
The good news is there are things you can do to delay, lower, or possibly avoid or reverse your risk of heart diseases. Exercise and reducing salt in your diet can help, but often medication is needed to manage high blood pressure and the related problems.
As you get older,even if you are healthy, regular checkups with your doctor are important because early heart disease often doesn’t have symptoms, or the symptoms may be barely noticeable.
The Risk factors of Coronary heart disease include:
Symptoms of heart Disease
The most common symptom isChest pain or discomfort (angina). You feel this pain when the heart is not getting enough blood or oxygen. How bad the pain is varies from person to person.
Women, elderly people, and people with diabetes are more likely to have symptoms other than chest pain, such as:
Lack of exercise, a poor diet and other bad habits can increase your risk of heart disease. Choosing a healthy eating plan and Be physically active will reduce your risk and help maintain a healthy heart.