Cardiovascular Disease

cardiovascular disease

What are cardiovascular diseases?
The CVD are a class of diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels (arteries and veins). In most cases, this is due to the progressive effects of atherosclerosis in the arteries. Common examples of cardiovascular disease are related to coronary arteries, stroke and peripheral vascular disease.

cardiovascular disease

What are the symptoms of cardiovascular disease?
Symptoms of cardiovascular disease depend on the location of the disease in the body. Common symptoms include symptoms of stroke, angina symptoms, and symptoms of peripheral vascular disease.

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Obesity, overweight and heart problems

obesity and overweight

Obesity is one of the public health problems currently affecting a large number of people worldwide, is an excess of body fat that usually, not always, is accompanied by increased body weight.

obesity and overweight

Overweight occurs when the amount of energy ingested with food is higher than is spent, becoming the body stores fat, the causes of obesity are multiple and include factors such as genetics, behavior nervous system, endocrine and metabolic, and lifestyle that takes.

At the onset of obesity are involved both simple and complex factors are the nature of metabolic, psychological, sociocultural, high-calorie nutrition, sedentary lifestyle and other causes multifunctional.

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