The Causes of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is mostly the result of circumstances which hinder the adequate supply of nutrients and oxygen to the heart by disrupting the blood flow. There‚Äôs a network of arteries surrounding your heart. Over the years, because of factors including diseases, plaque build-up, or damage, these arteries get narrowed, making it difficult for […]

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Heart Attack

Why Do People Get Strokes?

If the blood that flows into your brain is interrupted, a stroke may occur. Stroke, also called brain attack, is the result of brains cells being deprived of oxygen and glucose, which is required for the survival of the cells. Strokes are of two kinds- Ischemic and Hemorrhagic. Ischemic stroke is a result of a […]

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Hyperlipidemia and the risk of cardiovascular disease

Hyperlipidemia is one of the major preventable cardiovascular risk factors and refers to increased levels of lipids (fats), such as cholesterol and triglycerides, in the blood. Although hyperlipidemia does not cause symptoms, it can significantly increase your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, including diseases of blood vessels supplying the heart (coronary artery disease), brain (cerebrovascular […]

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