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The Main Cause Of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

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Coronary heart disease: It is the condition when the arteries are not able to deliver enough oxygenated blood to the heart because of the blockade or the interruption of the arteries’ walls by fatty material that have been build up over the years.
This condition is called arteriosclerosis
The main cause for arteriosclerosis is the lifestyle and the nature of the nutrition.
It is usually diagnosed after a risk assessment and some further tests.
The CHD is one of the most common reasons for death in the United kingdom and it’s spreading worldwide.
About 1 in 6 men and die from CHD.
Usually, chest pain is the main symptom for CHD , heart attack , and heart failure.
But some people don’t experience any symptoms before CHD is diagnosed.
Although
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-Diabetes
Although diabetes is not considered a major risk factor, but the studies have showed that people with diabetes have double the chance of having CHD than people who don’t have diabetes.
Diabetes could cause the lining of the blood vessels to become thicker which may restrict blood flow.
-Obesity
Although it has not been prove that obesity is one of the causes of CHD but it is considered as an indirect risk factor.
-Hypertension
It puts a strain on the heart causing it to bump faster.
-High cholesterol level in the blood
Cholesterol travels through the bloodstream in small packages called lipoproteins.
Which may cause the blockage of the blood vessels if increased.
-Heredity
CHD is claimed to be 40% to 60% inherited but nothing has been proven till now.
-Gender
The statistics have shown that it is more common in men than women.
-Age
It has been proven that the older you are , the higher the chance of having CHD is.
Considering the fact that it takes years for the fatty material to build
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decrease the volume of simple carbohydrates (foods containing white flour such as bread, as well as white rice, pasta, sugar, and potatoes) in the diet.

2. .Decrease or eliminate the intake of foods containing animal fats (beef, lamb, and pork) in the diet .
3. Use free quantities of olive oil or peanut oil in the diet.
4. Eat free quantities of fruits and vegetables each day.at a rate of 6 to 9 servings of fruits and/or vegetables daily.
5. Take seafood as the main source of protein in the diet.
6. Bean curd products such as tofu are highly recommended sources of protein and complex carbohydrate.
7. Ingest only modest quantities of foods containing sugar or corn syrup, because this can lead to rapid rises in blood sugar with a resultant vigorous pancreatic insulin response resulting in appetite stimulation.
8. Advocate for daily exercise for 40 or more minutes per day. Aerobic exercise such as walking, jogging, swimming, rowing, etc. are ideal..
9. Decreasing dietary saturated fat and cholesterol.

10. Increasing dietary fiber. Soluble fiber, as is found in oats, barley, and beans, is particularly helpful in this
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