The American Diet is Killing Us
Below is a list of heart diseases. All disease is caused by an imbalance in the body, eating good food, exercise, stress management and taking supplements provide the best way to combat all disease.
General Heart Diseases
* Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)
* Coronary Thrombosis
* Aortic Dissection
* Cardiac Arrhythmia (Irregular Heart Beat, or Arrhythmia)
* Inherited Heart Diseases
What is Myocardial Infarction?
Myocardial infarction also known as a “heart attack,” happens when a small part of heart muscle dies because of a sudden blockage of a coronary artery (coronary thrombosis). The symptoms are chest pain and some heart malfunction.
What is Arteriosclerosis?
Blockage of the coronary arteries is called arteriosclerosis. This is a build up of fat in the bloodstream inside the arteries which over time that shuts down the flow of blood to the heart. This also creates a large mass of platelets which stick together and cause blood clots.
What is an ECG?
The scar tissue from the dead muscle in your heart messes up the pattern of electrical activity of the heart. These show up in an electrocardiogram (ECG) exam, making it the most important tool available for diagnosing MI.
What is Cardiac Arrhythmia?
When you have an irregular heart beat also called “arrhythmia,” will sometimes appear in many different ways. You may have a brief loss of consciousness, or have a feeling of irregular heartbeats, or feel light headed. A basic ECG exam can reveal any forms of arrhythmias.
What is Mitral Stenosis?
The main reason adults have mitral stenos is rheumatic heart disease. In the adults and children who have theses cases of rheumatic fever in these cases, the mitral valves to become calcified and thicken, which leads to a narrower opening (like arteriosclerosis) into the left ventricle. Rheumatic fever is now rare in industrialized countries, so most occurrences of this disease are in elderly people who suffered rheumatic fever when young.
Why We Are So Sick?
In this country of America we treat the disease instead of trying to prevent disease, I believe the main reason is there is big money,in selling prescription drugs but the problem is they don’t cure disease they just cover up the symptoms. We should strive to lead healthier lives and not depend on doctors to heal us after we are sick. It really is true a ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
My goal was not just provide a list of heart diseases but to try to help this country to improve their health in the past 20 years the cost of health care has quadrupled into the trillions. If we don’t do something about this we will go bankrupt as a nation.