Coronary Heart disease

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  • Coronary Heart Disease
    • Symptoms
      • Sweating
      • Lightheadedness/dizziness
      • Nausea
      • Breathlessness
      • Upper body discomfort
      • Sleep problems
      • Lack of energy (fatigue/tiredness)
      • Bluish tinged fingernails/lips
      • High blood pressure
      • Chest pains (angina)
    • Environmental Causes
      • Smoking heavily
      • Having high blood pressure
      • Having a high cholesterol levels
      • Inactivity (not doing regular exercise or not doing any exercise at all)
      • Being obese or overweight
    • Medical Causes
      • Having a thrombosis (having a blood-clot within an artery or a vein)
      • Having diabetes can double your chances of developing coronary heart disease
      • Inheritance (genes)
      • A blood clot forming in a main artery to the brain
    • Similarities
      • Feeling a sense of nausea (sickness) is only specific to coronary heart disease
      • Having diabetes is a medical cause which is only specific to cornonary heart disease
      • Having diabetes is a medical cause for coronary heart disease

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