Month: July 2018

The deadliest diseases of the world

It is a blessing to lead a healthy and disease free life .However you can prevent serious diseases by adopting a disciplined lifestyle and getting knowledge through various awareness programmes and health education drives. It is best to strive for prevention since most of these diseases cannot be completely cured and you have to tolerate the side effects.

Few deadliest diseases which alter life patterns;

  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Stroke
  • Respiratory infections
  • Pulmonary disease
  • Respiratory cancers
  • Diabetes
  • Alzheimer’s disease.

Ischemic Heart Disease

Commonly known as coronary heart disease it strikes suddenly as the blood vessels become thin and constricted.

Risk factors

  • High blood pressure,
  • Diabetes
  • Smoking
  • High cholesterol levels.

Prevention

  • Eat a healthy diet
  • Consume foods which are low in sodium and fat
  • Eat fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Exercise regularly
  • Quit smoking
  • Regular check ups

Stroke

This is a serious disease as it occurs instantly without any major symptom or … Read More