Heart disease


What is cholesterol,atherosclerosis,thrombosis,angina

Cholesterol-cholesterol is a compound which is found in the body tissues,and important in metabolism.

Atherosclerosis-atherosclerosis is a disease of the arteries characterised by the deposition of plaques of fatty material on the inner walls.

Thrombosis- clotting of the blood in a part of the circulatory system.

Angina-condition marked by severe pain in the chest,often spreading to the shoulders arms neck this pain is caused by not enough blood.

Causes of heart disease

.fatty foods

.heart attack

.high blood pressure

.high cholesterol

How can you avoid heart disease

You can avoid heart disease by.......

.lowering your blood pressure

.lowering your cholesterol levels

.high in fibre

.low in fatty foods