Congenital Heart Disease Analysis

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As we all know that the heart allows blood flow within the human body. But with having a heart comes with its diseases just like any other organ we have in our body. Heart disease is also know as CVD (cardiovascular disease)or CHD (Coronary heart disease).It is diseased vessels ,structural problems and blood clots. About 600,000 die from heart disease every year (1 in every 4 deaths) . At least 47% of people have a least 1 of the 3 major risk factors, diabetes, smoking , not active, ect... It is non-communicable which you can not caught by physical contact. But it can be passed on by your parents through their genes.. Heart disease cost the United States about $200 billion a year. The heart is divided within four areas, the atria, upper chambers,…show more content…
Treatment options are to stay active, get prescribed medication to help improve blood flow. Some people get angioplasty a procedure which they insert a balloon like object to stretch out the arteries. But if PAD is not taken care of it can cause gangrene (tissue death) it could lead to having a leg amputation. Charles Hawtrey had Peripheral artery disease, which he died from. He was a comedy actor and musician. Congenital Heart Disease also called (CHD). It is an abnormality in heart that develops before birth. It is very rare 200,000 U.S cases per year. “The symptoms include an abnormal heart beat, blue tinted skin, shortness of breath, failure to feed or develop normally. Some of the treatment options are to be prescribed medication to lower blood pressure”. One may need to get a heart catheter. A heart catheter is a long thin tube which is is inserted into an artery or vein in neck or arm and threaded through your blood vessels to your heart. John Mellor as know as (Joe Strummer) died due to undiagnosed (CHD) at the age 50. He was an musician, singer, actor , and songwriter. He was the co-founder , lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of “The Clash” a punk rock band. Heart Disease can be prevented by taking the
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