All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘CAD’

Nutritional Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease-By Edterchelle Soriano

A heart-healthy diet is very essential for managing and controlling coronary artery disease (CAD). This specific type of diet can help reduce the progression of atherosclerosis (narrowing of arteries). When incorporated with other heart-healthy activities, it may even help reverse or stop the worsening of the condition. What’s better, a heart-healthy diet can help lower the low density lipoprotein (LDL) …

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What Causes Heart Failure?

Heart failure is caused by various conditions that damage the heart muscle, including: Coronary artery disease (CAD), a disease of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart, causes decreased blood flow to the heart muscle. If the arteries become blocked or severely narrowed, the heart becomes starved for oxygen and nutrients. Heart attack. A heart attack occurs when …

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What Is Ischemia?

Cardiac ischemia happens when plaque and fatty matter narrow the inside of an artery to a point where it cannot supply adequate oxygen-rich blood to meet your heart’s needs. Heart attack can occur – with or without chest pain and other symptoms. Ischemia is most commonly experienced during: Exercise or exertion Eating Excitement or stress Exposure to cold Coronary artery disease or CAD …

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How Does Coronary Artery Disease Develop?

CAD developing at a young age, whereby cholesterol-laden plaque can commence to deposit in the blood vessel walls. As you get older, the plaque accumulation builds up, inflaming the blood vessel walls and raising the risk of blood clots and heart attack. The plaques release chemicals that promote the process of healing but make the inner walls of the blood vessel sticky. …

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Chest pain in young females -The causes and diagnosis

Chest pain causes concern in the patient as it is mostly related to an heart attack or severe pain and people are nowadays knowledgeable of the serious consequences of the symptom. However not all times is a chest pain necessarily originating from or caused by diseases of the heart. There are plenty of other structures in the thoracic cavity and a systematic …

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