Heart disease is more common among adults. Angina and myocardial infarction are the leading cause of death and disability in developed countries.
Epidemiological and basic research have shown that heart diseases of ischemic origin have a multi factorial origin. The known risk factors such as smoking, sedentary lifestyle, stress, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, hypertension and overweight among other factors greatly increase the risk of angina or myocardial infarction. To avoid them, it is important to take preventive measures against them. If you follow the tips suggested below, you will have better quality of life and will reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. (more…)