Heart disease is the leading killer of both sexes in the U.S. and U.K. According to American Heart Association (AHA), about 71 million Americans are suffering from heart disease in different shapes. The most widespread form of heart disease is hypertension (also known as silent killer) or high blood pressure gives birth to coronary artery disease (CAD). These conditions are responsible for almost 8 million heart attacks and more than 5 million strokes that occur annually, alone in U.S.
People of any age group can suffer from heart ailments. This is not an age related problem, but several things in our life style can encourage the disease. Even various other diseases can increase the risk of heart diseases. So we need to control those other things that can encourage the deadly symptoms.
• Smoking is always injurious for our total well being, so try to quit smoking as early as you can.
It may surprise most of us to know that, cholesterol itself is not a bad substance. Actually, cholesterol is one of those compounds made and used by our own bodies (especially in liver) to keep us healthy. Greater portion, almost 60 to 70 percent of cholesterol, we need, is produced naturally while 30 to 40 percent comes from the diet.
There are two types of cholesterol commonly known as “good” and “bad” cholesterol. It’s vital to comprehend the distinction and levels of “good” and “bad” cholesterol in your blood. Excess of one type or shortage of another can put you at risk for coronary heart disease (CHD), heart attack or stroke.
Types of cholesterol
There are mainly three types of cholesterol and brief description of each type has given below:
The cholesterol and heart disease has been emerged as a fast growing problem among millions of people all around the world. Now a day spicy and oily foods are the first love of many people and definitely when you will consume oily food, it will lead you to the problem of cholesterol and heart diseases. People are using the foodstuffs and cold drinks such as hot eggs, butter, cheese, burgers, red meat, barbeque etc. It led down their hearts and caused various diseases at sudden.
1. Cholesterol and heart attack
What is cholesterol? It is a kind of heavy stuff which is existed in the human blood. It creates the ramparts around the artery system. These walls are spreading up slowly and gradually in the heart vicinity. All of a sudden the human artery system turns out to be stiff. The artery function moves into contracted direction. As a result the heart is hindered and infertile. The abrupt chest pain is started. The person feels tough breathing in his body which shows the minimal oxygen level in the body. The blood vessels are absolutely contracted. At end a person faces a chronic heart attack. That is the impairment of high cholesterol.