Information about Heart Disease
By: Sam Villers
Risk behaviors associated with heart disease...
- Tobacco, whether it is from you smoking or second-hand smoking, they both increase risk of heart attack.
- High blood pressure can damage the arteries that feed your heart.
- Lack of physical activity leads to high blood cholesterol levels and obesity.
- Depending on how you respond to stress, some ways increase risk of a heart attack,
- Illegal drug, like cocaine or amphetamines, can trigger a spasm of coronary arteries that can cause a heart attack.
- If women get preeclampsia during pregnancy, it increases lifetime risk of heart disease.
- Immediate Treatment..
- Taking aspirin to prevent further blood clotting.
- Given Nitroglycerin to reduce your heart's workload and improve blood flow through the coronary arteries.
- Taking oxygen therapy.
- Then lastly is getting treatment for chest pain.
- Cardiac rehabilitation...
- Your doctor would recommend this rehabilitation to help you recover from a heart attack and to help prevent another one.