ETHNOMED: CREATING ETHNOMEDICINAL PLANT DATABASE FROM PACHAMALAI HILLS USED FOR THE TREATMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
List of Plants
Causes of Heart Diseases
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Causes of heart diseases
As people age their cardiovascular system becomes weaker
People who have direct family members that have had heart disease are at a higher risk of developing it themselves
Aspects of everyday life from work stress to lack of exercise and tension can increase the risk of heart disease
Men are 3 to 5 times more likely to develop heart diseases that women
Nicotine and carbon monoxide increase the heart rate, lower the oxygen level in heart muscles and can cause thrombosis.
Hypertension and blood glucose can lead to angiosclerosis and damage to tunica intima.
Food rich in fat, salt and sugar, as well as food containing alcohol, increases the risk of angiosclerosis and can cause high blood pressure