disease of affluence - chd

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  • Disease of Affluence - CHD
    • Symptoms
      • Sweating
      • Nausea
      • Angina
      • Shortness of Breath
    • Causes
      • Atherosclerosis
        • =cholesterol and fatty materials build up in arteries.
      • plaque-narrows lumen
        • o2 delievry reduced = angina
      • Obesity
      • Lack of nutrition -ledc
      • Smoking
      • Hypertension
      • High Cholesterol
      • Prevention - exercise more, no smoking, diet
    • Treatments
      • Beta Blockers
        • Reduce stress on heart
      • Bypass Graft
        • Arterficial arteries created to bypass blockage
      • Aspirin
        • Thins blood
      • Stent
        • catherter inserted, balloon inflates - enlarges lumen
      • Statins
        • Lower Cholesterol
    • impacts
      • Economic
        • Cardio vascular disease cost nhs £14bn
        • obesity - £0.5bn
        • additional cost of unemployement due to health
      • Health
        • 95,000 death uk (py)
        • 2007 public smoking ban uk
    • MERSEY SIDE
      • 30% more chd deaths
        • 80% premature chd deaths avoidable
      • 2003 - hom established
        • funded by nhs
      • aims
        • reduce number of chd deaths
        • influence public health policy cut number of deaths from chd

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