National health priority areas investigation report
Why is it a National Health Priority
Cardiovascular health is a National Health Priority because it contributes significantly to the burden to the illness and injury in the Austrlian community.
Causes and symptoms
Cardiovascular health can be contributed to behavioural, environmental and biological factors. There is documented evidence to show contribution of these factors significantly increase the risk of death by cardiovascular disease.
Treatments and Prevention
Some treatments include antithrombotic medication, diuretics and lipid-modifying medicines.