***Easy Way To Cut Heart Attack Risk: Triglycerides 101

Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood to your heart and to other parts of your body. Atherosclerosis is caused by plaques that rupture in result of blood clots that block blood flow or break off and travel to another part of the body. Atherosclerosis has no symptom or warning sign.

Many of us are under the impression that the major danger from smoking is cancer but that is not quite true; smoking is the major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular disease. In fact, about 40% of deaths caused by cardiovascular disease are due to smoking.

Major sources of saturated fat include beef, butter, cheese, milk, and coconut and palm oils. Sources of trans fat include some deep-fried fast foods, bakery products, packaged snack foods, margarines and crackers.

Well unfortunately for many that is not coming too far away, with the increase in childhood obesity and young adult obesity, not to mention the habits of self destruction seem to be on the increase.

The sign is a common danger that shows that you may have a heart disease. The cause of the discomforts could be due to blockage of arteries. In most cases, the heart is almost suffering an attack. Also, to the discomforts, there can be a presence of pain, pressure and tightness in the chest. If the pain implies a cardiac condition, it lasts a minute or longer. The pain either comes when at rest or when you are in physical activity. If the pain comes briefly and then goes and does not hurt when you touch or press, it is unlikely to be a heart disease. Sometimes especially in women, pain in the chest can be a sign for other conditions like breast cancer. This kind of pain, however, needs to be checked by a doctor. If the pain is severe and you find yourself alone, call for help for the ambulance to come fast. Also, remember that cardiac conditions or heart attacks can come without these pains. Go for regular checkups as it is essential.

Because rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease it differs from regular arthritis. With rheumatoid arthritis, the body is attacking itself and so there is no definite cause as to why this occurs.

The Middle East and North African countries are even further ahead due to their better economies as reflected in their life expectancy of early seventies. Heart diseases cause more than one third of the deaths.

What needs to get more attention is the buildup of acid wastes. Uric acid like many other organic acids leads to various detrimental and debilitating forms of Acidosis.