Cardiovascular disease refers to several types of serious conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease (heart attacks) and cerebrovascular disease (apoplexy or strokes).
You have probably heard of them since they are the leading cause of disability and premature death globally.
But fortunately most of CVD is preventable, by making small changes in our lifestyles and avoiding risk factors such as smoking, physical inactivity and unhealthy eating habits.
Early detection and prevention are the best way to avoid having a disease. At IMED Hospitales we undertake specific actions to prevent cardiovascular diseases (CVD), in order to educate people towards healthy lifestyles and reduce the risk of heart conditions.
The Spanish Heart Foundation has developed a decalogue of tips to prevent cardiovascular diseases: Follow a heart healthy diet: balanced and varied. Fruits, vegetables, fish, olive oil, lean meats, cereals and skimmed milk should not be [...]