Atherosclerosis Symptoms, Causes, prevention and Treatment

Advertisements By atherosclerosis the inside of the arteries are thickened, hardened and stiffened, causing the space for blood flow to be narrowed or closed. This will decrease the oxygen supply to local or distant tissues. The primary symptom of this is pain, poor organ function and bad general condition. The further consequences are tissue damage,Continue reading “Atherosclerosis Symptoms, Causes, prevention and Treatment”

You And Your Cholesterol

Advertisements Are you aware that nearly 107 million Americans have total cholesterol of 200 mg/dL or higher, a level at which cardiovascular risk begins to rise. Mike Flowers of you-and-your-cholesterol.com states that “High Cholesterol and Triglyceride (blood fat) can easily be controlled by following a few simple rules and without giving up some of theContinue reading “You And Your Cholesterol”

5 Components of Physical Fitness

Advertisements Physical fitness is the ability to function effectively throughout your workday, perform your usual other activities and still have enough energy left over to handle any extra stresses or emergencies which may arise. The components of physical fitness are: *Cardiorespiratory (CR) endurance – the efficiency with which the body delivers oxygen and nutrients neededContinue reading “5 Components of Physical Fitness”

Low Blood Pressure Symptoms

Advertisements When the pressure of the blood that is exerted against the walls of the blood vessels after and during every heart beat is lower than normal, you have low blood pressure. This can result in insufficient blood flow to the important body organs like the heart and the brain. And this can lead toContinue reading “Low Blood Pressure Symptoms”