Heart Disease Awareness

By: Abraham C.

Why Should People Be Aware Of Heart Disease

Heart disease kills more women than all forms of cancer combined. All so every 1 out of 3 people die from a heart related problem. Heart disease kills men and women all over the world. It can be found in different parts of the heart like the coronary arteries. The most common heart disease is coronary artery disease or it is called cardiovascular disease. In the artery, plaque builds up made of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances that come from the blood that pass through the artery.

The Types Of Heart Disease

Rhuematic heart disease is caused by one or more attacks of Rhuematic fever. After a couple of those a type of infection occurs called streptococal infection. It damages the valves on the heart by scarring them so they can't open or close normally. All so it damages the hearts muscle and the sac holding the heart.