Heart disease

10 facts about heart disease.

  1. Heart disease is one of the number of death, for both men and women in the United States.
  2. Heart disease in an umbrella term that includes conditions such as coronary artery disease, heart attack, cardiac arrest , congestive heart failure, and congenital heart disease.
  3. The most common cause of heart disease is coronary artery disease, which is a blocked or narrowed coronary artery that supplies the heart with blood.
  4. In 2006, heart disease death rates were the highest in Mississippi and the lowest was in Minnesota.
  5. Two-thirds of deaths from heart attacks in women occur in these who have had no history of chest pain.
  6. Laughing relaxes and expands blood vessels, which helps protect the heart.
  7. A transplanted heart beats about 100-110 beat per minute (70 beats is about normal).
  8. More than 79,400,000 Americans have one or more forms of heart disease.
  9. Approximately 30% of the people that have heart disease are smokers!!
  10. Secondhand smoke increases the risk of coronary heart disease, by 25% nonsmokers have more than a 70% increase in risk on stroke is they live with a smoker. Even brief exposure to secondhand smoke could trigger a heart attack.
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5 ways to get better from heart disease

  1. You can excessive, like jumping roping, bicycling,skiing, skating, and rowing. These can help your heart for straight.
  2. Extra weight can do some damage to your heart, especially to much fat.
  3. With one in five deaths caused by smoking, going smoke free can help prevent not only heart disease and stroke, but also cancer and chronic lung disease.
  4. Eating the right food can help you control your weight, blood sugar and cholesterol. You should have at lest fruits or vegetables on your plate. \
  5. You can run 5k, but start small by incorporating physical activity into your daily routine more and more. Take the stairs in stead of the elivater some times.