Heart Disease Signs Symptoms Information

February 11, 2007 by  
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By Jose Santiago

Of the numerous types of cardiovascular conditions, the one that is most likely to lead to a heart attack is what is known as Coronary Heart Disease or more appropriately, Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). One Condition increased cardiovascular risk is diabetes and high cholesterol level.

You want reduce the risk for CAD. Highly variable cyclic training has been linked to increased anti-oxidant prodcution in the body and an anti-inflammatory response, a more efficient nitric oxide response,which can encourage a healthy cardiovascular system. Also increased metabolic rate response which can assist with weight loos and decrease cholesterol level. To summarize, some of the potential benefits of variable cyclic training compared to steady state endurance training are improved cardiovascular health, increased anti-oxidant protection, improved immune function, reduced risk for joint wear and tear, reduced muscle wasting and increased capacity for the heart to handle life’s every day stressors. In addition, regular cardiovascular exercise can increase the concentration of hemoglobin in blood, allowing the body to become more efficient at transporting oxygen to the cells that need it, as well as removing waste products such as carbon dioxide. Antioxidants protect arteries as well as the heart itself in several ways.

A daily dose of fish oil has helped prevent, slow or even reverse the hardening and narrowing of arteries in heart disease in some studies. Reduce the cholesterol decrease the arteries become rigid and hard to produce coronary arteries disease.

Cholesterol only affixes itself to arteries in order to coat and cover up the abrasions and protect the underlying tissue like a waterproof bandage. Therefore cholestero is an important function of the body, but too much cholesterol in the body becomes a risk as it can clog up arteries and this can be cause of heart attacks and strokes. The latest studies suggest that chronic inflammation of the lining of arteries is an important factor in the development of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease. For this reason you need to remember these free radicals in your arteries and veins promote the plaque build up in our arteries leading us to incrased risk of heart disease.

Other sustance related to CAD is homocysteine. Homocysteine is chemical compound and is formed from S-adenosyl methionine reaction. The elevations of homocysteine occur in rare hereditary disease homocystinuria. This chemical product cause heart attacks by puching holes in arteries, starting plaque formation and then causing clots fo form in the plaques.

The person with CAD have several symptoms. The most commond is chest pain and short of breath. Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that last more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. One disease confuse with coronary heart disease is heart burn. Heart burn can be cause by eat spicy foods, caffeinated beverages, alcohol and even stress can lead to symptoms. If more people recognized the signs of heart attacks or coronary arteries disease and acted sooner, more people would survive them. One reason that people don’t always recognize the warning signs of heart attacks is that they act differently. Also remember, heart attacks in diabetics occur at a younger age than they do in non-diabetics.

Heart attacks and coronary arteries disease can be prevented by preventing the development of atherosclerosis in the coronary arteries.

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