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Heart Disease

Classification : Coronary heart disease, Cardiovascular disease, Heart failure
Symptoms : Angina pectoris, myocardial infarction
Causes : cardiovascular disease incluses, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, hyperhomocysteinemia and hypercholesterolemia
Prevention : Limit unhealthy fats and cholesterol, Choose low-fat protein sources, Eat more vegetables and fruits, Select whole grains.
Death per Year
in millions)
: 7.20
Description: Heart disease or cardiopathy is an umbrella term for a variety of diseases disturbing the heart. It is the leading cause of death in the United States, England, Canada and Wales, accounting for 25.4% of the total deaths in the United States.