Heart Disease Health

What Is Heart Disease? Heart Foundation

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Heart disease is a group of conditions that includes coronary heart disease, arrhythmias, heart failure and valve disease. Heart disease is a major cause of health problems and death in Australia, but it’s often preventable. Many types of heart disease can be prevented or treated with healthy lifestyle choices, medications and / or surgery.

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Heart Disease Health.vic Home

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Heart disease Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in Australia and Victoria. Ischaemic heart disease, which includes angina, blocked arteries of the heart and heart attacks, remains the leading cause of death in Victoria for both males and females. It accounts for 11.67 per cent of all deaths (Australian Bureau of Statistics 2018).

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Heart Disease And Health • Heart Research Institute

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Cardiovascular disease (CVD) refers to all the diseases of the heart and circulation, including coronary heart disease, atrial fibrillation, heart attack, congenital heart disease and stroke.

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Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) World Health Organization

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Rheumatic heart disease is caused by damage to the heart valves and heart muscle from the inflammation and scarring caused by rheumatic fever. Rheumatic fever is caused by an abnormal response of the body to infection with streptococcal bacteria, which usually begins as a sore throat or tonsillitis in children.

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What Is A Heart Health Check The Heart Foundation

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The Heart Foundation delivers innovative, evidence-based programs and initiatives to support and prevent heart disease in Australia Finding a new purpose: Geoff Lester’s heart story Dr Geoff Lester, 35, is training to be a cardiologist at Coffs Harbour Hospital. He has survived three high-risk open-heart surgeries and two strokes.

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Heart Healthdirect

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Good health for your heart You can lower your heart disease risk with regular exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, reducing stress, eating well and, if you are a smoker, quitting. It is also important to manage your blood pressure and blood cholesterol level, and — if you are diabetic — to manage your diabetes. ARE YOU AT RISK?

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Heart Disease Harvard Health

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A healthy lifestyle, especially when started at a young age, goes a long way to preventing cardiovascular disease. Lifestyle changes and medications can nip heart-harming trends, like high blood pressure or high cholesterol, in the bud before they cause damage. And a variety of medications, operations, and devices can help support the heart if damage occurs.

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Heart Disease And Oral Health Healthy Mouths Healthy Living

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Heart disease and oral health; Healthy Mouths Healthy Living Currently selected; Advice for pregnant women; Advice for children 0-5 years; Advice for children and young people 6-17 years; Advice for adults; Advice for multicultural communities; Advice for Aboriginal people; Integrated oral health; Resources to view or order ; Heart disease and oral health Summary. …

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Coronary Heart Disease NHLBI, NIH

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Heart disease is a catch-all phrase for a variety of conditions that affect the heart’s structure and function. Coronary heart disease is a type of heart disease that develops when the arteries of the heart cannot deliver enough oxygen-rich blood to the heart. It is …

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Warning Signs And Symptoms Of Heart Disease: MedlinePlus

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If you have any signs of heart disease, call your health care provider right away. Don't wait to see if the symptoms go away or dismiss them as nothing. Call 911 or the local emergency number if: You have chest pain or other symptoms of a heart attack; You know you have angina and have chest pain that doesn't go away after 5 minutes of rest or after taking nitroglycerine ; You think …

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Healthy Eating Heart Research Australia

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High levels of cholesterol in the blood increase your risk of heart disease. Only eat offal meats, such as liver, brains, kidneys, once a month or less. Only eat prawns, shrimp, octopus and calamari once a week or less, as they are fairly high in cholesterol. Other shellfish are low in cholesterol and may be eaten as desired. More about cholesterol

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Heart Disease Health & Wellbeing ABC

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The most common cause of heart failure is the death of heart muscle as a result of coronary heart disease. This can be caused by a major heart attack, or a …

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What do you need to know about heart disease?

About Heart Disease. The term “heart disease” refers to several types of heart conditions. The most common type of heart disease in the United States is coronary artery disease, which affects the blood flow to the heart. Decreased blood flow can cause a heart attack. Learn more about heart disease, heart attack, and related conditions:

What are cardiovascular diseases?

What are cardiovascular diseases? Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a group of disorders of the heart and blood vessels. They include: peripheral arterial disease – a disease of blood vessels supplying the arms and legs; rheumatic heart disease – damage to the heart muscle and heart valves from rheumatic fever, caused by streptococcal bacteria;

How does heart disease affect the body?

This puts an increased strain on the heart, and can lead to: 1 angina – chest pain caused by restricted blood flow to the heart muscle 2 heart attacks – where the blood flow to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked 3 heart failure – where the heart is unable to pump blood around the body properly

What is the role of diet in heart health?

Diet plays a major role in heart health and can impact your risk of heart disease. In fact, certain foods can influence blood pressure, triglycerides, cholesterol levels and inflammation, all of which are risk factors for heart disease.

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