Heart Diseases

Heart disease is a term covering any disorder of the heart; it is an umbrella term that encompasses a number of different diseases or conditions that affect the heart. Heart disease includes numerous problems, many of which are related to a process called atherosclerosis, it is the leading cause of death for people of most racial/ethnic groups in the world and cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than cancer. More than 1 in 3 adults live with one or more types of cardiovascular disease and now-a-days controlling risk factors for heart disease and stroke remains a challenge, cigarette smoking, High blood pressure and high blood cholesterol are still major contributors to the national epidemic of cardiovascular disease