Monday, 28 May 2018

Heart and CVD

One of the strongest muscle in the human body is the heart which is just the size of a fist. In general, the heart is a pump that supplies blood to the entire human body. The average heart beat per minute is 70 times and this rate can double during exercise or during extreme emotions. This heart is vulnerable to breakdowns and failures. This heart failure leads to numerous diseases together known as Cardiovascular diseases (CVD). CVD involves heart or blood vessels. CVD includes coronary artery diseases such as angina and myocardial infarction. CVD is the leading cause of death globally. Coronary artery disease and stroke account for 80% deaths in male and 75%death in the female. Major risk factor for CVD is genetics, age, sex, tobacco, physical inactivity, diet, celiac disease, air pollution, etc., 

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