Coronary heart disease or ischemic heart disease is a group of disease which includes stable angina, unstable angina, myocardial infarction and sudden death. The mechanism involves reduction of blood flow and oxygen to the heart due to deposits of plaque in the artery (made up of fat, calcium, abnormal cells) known as Atherosclerosis.
Major Risk Factors:
Predisposing Risks Factors:
E.C.G, Holter Monitor OL, Cardiogram, Stress Test, C.T. Scan, Coronary Catheterization, Nuclear Ventriculography and ABI-Ankle Brachial Index mainly meant for females for early diagnosis. Measuring blood pressure at the ankle and the arm and comparing the results. If the pressure is significantly lower at the ankle, it indicates heart trouble.
Indians are genetically prone to get CAD. It is a self-created disease due to negligence, improper diet, sedentary lifestyle, stress.
Listen to your body, believe in your symptoms and take action. Take short nap to refresh one self. Cultivate a calm mind and tranquil. Balance work with play.
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