Cardiovascular Disease

BY: Hannah Parham


-Chest pains

-Shortness of breath

-Pain and numbness in legs and arms.


What is it?

Condition that involves narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or stroke.


Treatment may include lifestyle changes, medicines, medical and surgical procedures, and cardiac rehabilitation (rehab).

Who mostly has it?

It mostly effects women. But men and children also can get it.

Ways to prevent it.

-maintain a healthy diet


-dont smoke

-dont get over stressed


plaque buildup thickens and stiffens artery walls, which can inhibit blood flow through your arteries to your organs and tissues.

Unhealthy diet or lack of exercise.