Cardiovascular disease also called as heart disease which includes numerous problems. It also related to a process called atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a condition that develops when a substance called plaque builds up in the walls of the arteries. This buildup narrows the arteries, making it harder for blood to flow through. If a blood clot forms, it can stop the blood flow. This can cause a heart attack or stroke.
A heart attack occurs when the blood flow to a part of the heart is blocked by a blood clot. If this clot cuts off the blood flow completely, the part of the heart muscle supplied by that artery begins to die. Most people survive their first heart attack and return to their normal lives to enjoy many more years of productive activity. But having a heart attack does mean you have to make some changes. The doctor will advise you to take a good medications lifestyles changes according to how badly the heart was damaged and what degree of heart disease caused the heart attack.
How To Prevent Heart Disease?
- To stabilize blood pressure and cholesterol levels and to keep your weight in check, try to eat more fruits, vegetables, and grains and fewer foods that are salty, high in fat, or fried.
- Exercise regularly (at least three to four times a week for 30 minutes at a time) in order to tone your heart and blood vessels and to shed excess pounds.
- Drink alcohol in moderation.
- Don’t smoke.
- Learn to control stress rather than letting it control you.
- If you feel you are at risk, ask your doctor about taking an aspirin a day to prevent heart attack.