Deep Into the Heart Essay

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DEEP INTO THE HEART HEARTHY HEART WE ONLY HAVE ONE HEART AND ONE BRAIN……Maintain both of them. IS THERE HOPE OF A MORE EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR CVD (Cardio Vascular Diseases) IN ADULTS? READ & FIND OUT!!! According to World Health Organization 2008 research, the first leading cause of death worldwide is Ischaemic heart disease and the second is Stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases. Ischaemic heart disease is a disease characterized by reduced blood supply to the heart muscle usually due to coronary artery disease. Cerebrovascular diseases are groups of brain dysfunctions related to the disease of blood vessels supplying blood to the brain. With that said, you are more likely to die of cardiovascular diseases or CVD than any other diseases in this world. The heart is without doubt a very vital organ, and its job in the human body could be connected to the job of a power supply through wire cords in a computer system. Once the wire (artery) or power supply is interrupted, the computer’s life will come to an end in a matter of minutes or seconds depending on the computer. [AS YOU READ ON, KEEP IN MIND THE COMPARISON BETWEEN THE WIRE AND AN ARTERY, MOST ESPECIALLY THE CORONARY ARTERY] Coronary heart disease is a type of CVD caused by atherosclerosis, a disease that causes plaques to form in the walls of the coronary arteries. Those plaques can eventually produce complete blockage of the arteries, which leads to a myocardial infarction. But long before that happens, partial blockages are often already in the heart's arteries. Partial blockages of the coronary arteries can limit the flow of blood to your heart muscle. So, while your heart muscle may be getting all the blood it needs while you are relaxed and at rest, these partial blockages can prevent your heart muscle from receiving an adequate amount of

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