Heart Disease And Risk To Life


Heart disease- Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) also known as Ischemic Heart Disease (CHD)and Coronary Heart Disease (CAD) is the most leading cause of death in males and females. It attacks the human beings in their most important phase of life- after 30 or 40 years of age.
About 15.5% of total deaths are due to CAD,10% of patients of heart attack die at home, 10% die before reaching hospital.
CAD is caused by Atherosclerosis/ Plaque formation which chokes the inside of coronary arteries that supply blood/oxygen to heart muscles, thereby stopping the oxygen supply, leading to partial or permanent damage/death of heart muscles.
20 to 25% patients surviving of heart attack become so weak physically that they are unable to perform their work properly causing financial burden.
Surviving patients has to undergo angioplasty/ by pass surgery with life long costly medications for their survival causing further financial burden.