Risk Factors of Coronary Heart Disease

Risk Factors of Coronary Heart Disease

What Is Coronary Heart Disease?

Coronary heart disease is also known as coronary artery disease develops when there’s a build-up of cholesterol on the artery walls that creates plaques. These plaques cause arteries to narrow that reducing the blood flow to the heart. It may also cause inflammation and hardening of the walls of the blood vessel. 

On the surface of the heart, the coronary arteries form a network of blood vessels that provide oxygen to the heart. During physical activity, the heart may not receive enough oxygen-rich blood if these arteries narrow.

chest pain

What Are The Symptoms Of Coronary Heart Disease?

  • Aching
  • Burning
  • Tightening
  • Heaviness
  • Pressure
  • Squeezing 

Coronary heart disease may lead to angina – a type of chest pain that is linked to heart disease. Angina may cause the following feelings across the chest:

It may also cause the following symptoms:

What Are The Risk Factors Of Coronary Heart Disease?

The following factors increase the person’s risk of developing coronary heart disease:

How To Be Healthy When Diagnosed With Coronary Heart Disease?

Coronary artery disease is caused by a buildup in your arteries of fatty substances like cholesterol. Sticking to a diet that lowers LDL cholesterol can help you manage symptoms of the disease and may slow the progression of the disease. 

Here are some heart health tips for achieving the right balance in your diet:

  • Add a salad or a handful of vegetables to your plate if you plan on eating meat or poultry as the main dish.
  • Eat whole-grain bread and cereal with some fruit for breakfast.
  • For dessert, serve low-fat yogurt or cheese with raw or cooked fruit.
  • Try meat substitutes like veggie-soy burgers or tofu.
  • Drink fat-free or 1% milk.

Several studies show that people with coronary heart disease may benefit from eating fish and cooking with garlic. These foods reduce LDL cholesterol levels and help lower your blood pressure.

How much you eat is just as important as what you’re eating. For this reason, here’s another recommendation you should try if you have coronary heart disease:

HCG Diet

HCG Diet 

HCG has many benefits for everyone that are often not appreciated. HCG diet is a 500-calorie diet that is very effective for reversing the abnormalities of the metabolic syndrome such as high blood pressure, high lipids, and high cholesterol, wherein these are some of the risk factors for developing coronary heart disease. 

Using an HCG diet may help you improve these symptoms and your overall health. Other benefits of this diet may include:

  • Boosts your metabolism.
  • Curbs your appetite that lets you eat the portion that you only needed. 
  • Balances your hormones that help with your weight loss.
  • Overall health boost that makes you more active.

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Risk Factors of Coronary Heart Disease