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3,619 Possible Causes for Coronary Heart Disease

  • Hypertension

    Raised blood pressure is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease and ischemic as well as hemorrhagic stroke.[who.int] […] combined coronary heart disease and cerebrovascular morbidity and mortality); and withdrawal due to adverse events.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Blood pressure levels have been shown to be positively and continuously related to the risk for stroke and coronary heart disease.[who.int]

  • Hypercholesterolemia

    heart disease.[en.wikipedia.org] Background: Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide.[doi.org] These data help explain the epidemiological studies showing that dietary cholesterol is not related to coronary heart disease incidence or mortality across or within populations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Menopause

    heart disease, stroke, venous thromboembolism, and dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Despite the benefits of estrogen, the American Heart Association recommends against using postmenopausal hormone therapy to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease or stroke[heart.org] […] initiate HT more than 10 or 20 years from menopause onset or are aged 60 years or older, the benefit-risk ratio appears less favorable because of the greater absolute risks of coronary[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Angina Pectoris

    BACKGROUND: Coronary heart disease (CHD) is one of the most common causes of mortality worldwide.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Angina is a symptom of coronary artery disease (cad), the most common heart disease.[icd9data.com] Angina is a symptom of coronary artery disease (CAD), the most common heart disease.[fpnotebook.com]

  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia

    Thirty-eight (70%) out of the deceased 54 heterozygous patients died of coronary heart disease.[dx.doi.org] BACKGROUND: Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a common autosomal dominant disease associated with premature coronary heart disease (CHD).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract We studied the development of coronary artery disease in 10 homozygous and 692 heterozygous patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.[dx.doi.org]

  • Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

    Abstract Aim: rs599839 polymorphism has been related with low levels of cholesterol and reduced coronary heart disease (CHD).[futuremedicine.com] Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is characterized by high LDL cholesterol levels and premature coronary heart disease onset.[tandfonline.com] Association of coronary heart disease risk factors with microscopic qualities of coronary atherosclerosis in youth. Circulation. 2000;102:374-9. 11 .[revespcardiol.org]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    Coronary heart disease and stroke have increased in both urban and rural areas.[doi.org] heart disease risk factors.[dx.doi.org] Diseases caused by the reduced blood supply to the heart muscle from coronary atherosclerosis are called coronary heart diseases (CHD).[medicinenet.com]

  • Obesity

    Postal Service. 21 Fatal coronary heart disease was confirmed by an examination of autopsy or hospital records, by a listing of coronary heart disease as the cause of death[dx.doi.org] As a whole, overweight/obesity predispose or is associated with numerous cardiac complications such as coronary heart disease, heart failure, and sudden death through its[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] .* Compared with metropolitan residents, nonmetropolitan residents have a higher prevalence of obesity-associated chronic diseases such as diabetes (1), coronary heart disease[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiac Arrhythmia

    heart disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Organic causes of cardiac arrhythmia include: coronary artery disease (CAD), heart attack, heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy), heart muscle inflammation (myocarditis),[ims.uniklinik-freiburg.de] […] muscle or the sac around the heart Diabetes, which increases the risk of high blood pressure and coronary heart disease Sleep apnea, which can stress the heart because the[web.archive.org]

  • Morbid Obesity

    Risks associated with being obese include type-2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and triglycerides, coronary heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, arthritis[livestrong.com] The co-morbidities of morbid obesity are those of obesity, but more severe—type 2 diabetes, coronary artery disease/heart disease, sleep dypnoea, osteoarthritis and a 25–33%[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Here’s a sobering list of serious health problems you’re facing if you are morbidly obese: coronary heart disease type 2 diabetes sleep apnea stroke osteoarthritis high blood[bariatricmalaysia.com]

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