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Teri M heart disease

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Teri Mitton

on 8 March 2018

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Transcript of Teri M heart disease

Heart Disease
Warning signs of a heart attack
Other signs may include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness
Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.
Chest discomfort.
Symptoms can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.
Discomfort in other areas of the upper body.
Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort.
As with men, women's most common heart attack symptom is chest pain or discomfort. But women are somewhat more likely than men to experience some of the other common symptoms, particularly shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting, and back or jaw pain.
Warning Signs of a Stroke
Sudden, severe headache with no known cause
Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
This process is called atherosclerosis
Coronary Artery Disease
Behaviors that lead to heart disease
Physical Inactivity
Bad Diet
Tobacco Use
Alcohol Use
Conditions that may lead to heart disease
Diabetes Mellitus
High Blood Cholesterol levels
High Blood Pressure
The Cost of Heart Disease
According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular diseases cost $320.1 billion annually in the US, including health care services, medications, and lost productivity.
Heart Diseases
Rheumatic Heart Disease
Cardiac Tamponade
Mycardial Infarction
Septal Defect

What is a heart attack?
What is a Stroke?
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