Thursday, January 16, 2014

Heart Stroke- Prevention

80 % of ischemic stroke can be prevented with
1. Lifestyle changes
2. Losing weight
3. Eating a healthful Diet
4. Exercising regularly
5. Medical treatment

Astherosclerosis
Build up of plaque on the walls of our arteries.

Artrial fibrillation
Increases the risk of stroke five fold.
Its a type of irregular heartbeat that causes the blood to pool
in the upper chambers of the heart.

Patent foramen ovale
About 25 % of the population has this hole
in the wall that seperates upper two chambers
of the heart