Located in every inch of your body
Some of the major parts:
Smallest type of blood vessels which transfer blood between tissues and the larger blood vessels.
A type of blood vessel that carries oxygenated blood away from the heart to tissues around the body.
A type of blood vessel that carries deoxygenated blood from tissues around the body back to the heart and lungs.
Symptoms include dizziness, weakness, fatigue, fainting or chest pain
This can lead to an enlarged heart, heart failure, or stroke.
Atrial Fibrillation is treated by implanting a pacemaker, using medication to slow the heart rate, or return the heart rythm back to normal
Symptoms include chest pain, muscle weakness, and muscle pain due to lack of oxygen.
High Cholesterol is treated by reducing fact intake or general calorie intake, exercising more frequently, losing weight, or blood thinner medications.
Patients are more likely for coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, and stroke.
Symptoms include headaches, nosebleeds, fatigue, flushed face, irregular heart beat, blurred vision, nausea, or a buzzing inside your head.
Treatments include quitting smoking, losing weight, exercising, low-sodium diet, and limiting alcohol consumption. Medications also include anti-hypertensives which return the blood pressure to normal.
Running Decreases Your Chance of Heart Disease
Previously, it was thought that running marathons or triathlons make a person healthiest, however it's almost more beneficial to run gradually; there will be less injuries.
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