Presentation on theme: "Do you know someone who has been a victim of a heart attack or stroke? VideoVideo - Watch your own heart attack."— Presentation transcript:
Do you know someone who has been a victim of a heart attack or stroke? VideoVideo - Watch your own heart attack.
Cardiovascular Disease Video 1 - Video 2Video 1Video 2 Biggest killer among older adults. Affects more than 80 million, over 1 million die annually from CVD disorders. Largest economic cost amount diseases, $444 billion in 2010 (both health care costs and loss of wages). Most Common CVDs Arteriosclerosis & Atherosclerosis (see book pg. 52) Coronary Heart Disease & Heart Attack Stroke VideoVideo Hypertension (high blood pressure) High Blood Pressure VideoHigh Blood Pressure Video
Smoking 2Xs as likely to develop CHD. Increases risk in CVD. There’s Hope! 10 years after quitting return to nonsmokers level. Hypertension (Disease as well as a risk factor) Diet high in sodium High Blood Cholesterol Levels (page 57) “bad cholesterol” LDL (below 100 is optimal) “good cholesterol” HDL (above 60 is optimal) – carries cholesterol away from arteries and back to the liver. See Figure 6 (page 55) combining risk factors.
Physical Inactivity Diabetes 75% of all individuals with diabetes die from some form of CHD. Obesity and Overweight Heredity Gender Increased Age Contributory Risk Factors Stress Alcohol Consumption Diet and Nutrition
Don’t Smoke Lower Your Blood Pressure Reduce Blood Cholesterol Levels Be Physically Active Reduce Your Stress