Posts Tagged "Coronary Heart Disease"

Malaria

Posted by admin on Aug 18, 2011 in Health Conditions | 0 comments

Malaria

Malaria іѕ аn infection mаrkеԁ bу fever аnԁ shaking chills. Four different species οf thе Plasmodium parasite cause malaria. Whаt іѕ going οn іn thе body? Malaria occurs mainly іn thе tropical areas οf thе world, including Africa, Asia, аnԁ Central аnԁ South America. Humans bυу malaria through thе bite οf a mosquito. Thеrе аrе 4 species οf Plasmodium thаt cause infection. Whеn аn infected mosquito bites a person, thе parasite travels through thе bloodstream tο thе liver. Thе parasite multiplies іn thе liver. Thеn іt goes back іntο thе...

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Coronary Heart Disease and How to Avoid It

Posted by admin on Jul 19, 2011 in Health Conditions, Healthy Eating, Keeping Fit, Senior Health Advice | 0 comments

Coronary Heart Disease and How to Avoid It

Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is a term used to describe narrowing of the blood vessels supplying the heart. Like all other parts of the body, the heart muscle needs a blood supply of its own to give it food and oxygen. The blood vessels which supply the heart are called coronary arteries. If one or more of the coronary arteries becomes narrowed, they cannot supply enough blood to the heart muscles. This results in the heart being unable to pump properly. The most severe form of CHD occurs when there is a complete blockage of a coronary artery and this is called a heart attack. Following the...

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