Monthly Archives December 2014

Heart Disease Is Treatable and Preventable

Heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, is a term used to define several types of diseases that affect the cardiovascular system in your body. In Baton Rouge, Louisiana heart disease can include cardiac disease, vascular diseases affecting the brain and kidneys and peripheral artery disease. According to the American Heart Association heart disease can be attributed to atherosclerosis, a condition in which plaque builds along the arterial walls constricting blood flow in the body. A clot can form when the arteries narrow, causing any number of life threatening issues such as heart attacks and strokes. Symptoms of heart disease can
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