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This is usually in the legs. The symptom of the disease is pain in the legs when one is walking. The pain is like cramp that is felt as it comes and goes (Braunwald, 2007). Coronary heart disease occurs in the body of an individual when the flow of blood that is rich in oxygen is reduced or blocked by fatty material in the coronary artery. The coronary arteries are essential for supplying the heart with blood, when they are blocked; it results to the condition of a heart attack. The infection leads to chest pain, a condition referred to as angina (Braunwald, 2007). Aortic disease is a condition that results to weakening of the walls of the aorta and makes the blood vessel to bulge outwards. The condition is then associated to pain in the chest, the back or in the abdomen. The most common disease that is associated to aortic disease is aortic aneurysm.
There are risk factors that make one more likely to get the condition. The several risk factors that are associated to cardiovascular disease include high blood pressure, being physical inactive, obesity, and high levels of cholesterol in the blood, diabetes and family history with infection by the disease (Hampton, 2003). With consideration of age, the elderly are likely to develop the condition as compared to the young. Prevalence in sex shows that men are more exposed to develop the condition as compared to women. Men are able to develop the condition at an earlier age as compared to women.
Age is a risk factor that is associated to the disease. The risk is estimated to be 82% for those that are older than 65. The risk of stroke is observed from the age of 55. The explanation that is given to the age and risk of cardiovascular disease is relation to serum cholesterol level. In the large population the serum total cholesterol level increases with increase in the age.
Cardiovascular disease through research has been considered a being health problem. A
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In 1900,coronary heart disease was believed to have caused 27,000 deaths.These numbers increased progressively to peak at a rate of 770,000 deaths in 1985.Since then, due to sustained campaigns by various association in increasing awareness of various health lifestyle habits,deaths due to coronary heart disease has reduced to 446,000 in 2005.
Medical science has evolved to the point where there are many diseases and illnesses that can be treated or at least can be managed through the use of different medications. Some of these diseases are genetically based and there is no control over the progression of the disease.
It is not clear up to now, nevertheless, if MetS has a single cause and what this cause may be (Das, 2010, p.5). Sources agree, however, that several risk factors can lead to MetS (Appel, Jones, & Kennedy-Malone, 2004; Das, 2010; O'Sullivan et al., 2010).
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It is present in various foods like chocolate, tea, coffee and certain soft drinks like cola and in some medicated compounds (Hartley et al, 2001). Caffeine has stimulatory effects on the central nervous system. It causes temporary restoration of alertness after warding off drowsiness.
As the report highlights death is an unwanted but inevitable truth which will eventually afflict all living lives. However some habits of the human beings just accelerate this affliction. An awful fact in US is that the number of deaths caused because of the preventable causes is almost 40 % in a year.
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