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By Edward K. Chung

ISBN-10: 0763712949

ISBN-13: 9780763712945

Over 1000000 humans undergo center assaults every year within the usa on my own. middle affliction is our no 1 reason for loss of life. yet many center assaults are preventable, and center issues may be handled. when you or your family were touched by way of heart problems, a hundred Questions and solutions approximately middle assault and comparable Cardiac difficulties deals aid. well known heart specialist Edward ok. Chung, MD, attracts upon many years of medical event to supply authoritative, sensible solutions in your questions on factors of middle assaults, center assault prevention, treatments, post-treatment caliber of existence, assets of help and masses extra. Written in undeniable language for the lay reader, together with a precise interview with considered one of Dr. Chung's sufferers, this ebook is a useful source for somebody dealing with the actual and emotional turmoil of this scary ailment.

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Yet angry young men are prone to premature coronary artery disease, particularly a heart attack. One type of minor risk factor is the excessive use of alcohol. Excessive alcohol drinking can raise BP and triglyceride blood levels, and overuse of alcohol often 23 chung2 7/1/03 10:53 AM Page 24 100 Q&A ABOUT HEART ATTACK AND RELATED CARDIAC PROBLEMS triggers the onset of various abnormal heart rhythms. , one to two glasses of wine) is said to be a protection against heart attack. Another well-known fact is that drinking large amounts of alcohol often produces heart muscle damage.

Excessive alcohol drinking can raise BP and triglyceride blood levels, and overuse of alcohol often 23 chung2 7/1/03 10:53 AM Page 24 100 Q&A ABOUT HEART ATTACK AND RELATED CARDIAC PROBLEMS triggers the onset of various abnormal heart rhythms. , one to two glasses of wine) is said to be a protection against heart attack. Another well-known fact is that drinking large amounts of alcohol often produces heart muscle damage. Type A personality a person with an aggressive, ambitious, and competitive character.

27 chung2 7/1/03 10:53 AM Page 28 100 Q&A ABOUT HEART ATTACK AND RELATED CARDIAC PROBLEMS Normal (desirable) and abnormal (high) total blood cholesterol level ranges are as follows: • Less than 200 mg/dL: desirable • 200 to 239 mg/dL: borderline high • 240 mg/dL and higher: High Approximately 31% of American adults have borderline high cholesterol levels (200–239 mg/dL), and such people have twice the heart attack risk. The average American man consumes about 360 mg of cholesterol a day; the average woman, about 260 mg.

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