Top Risk Factors for Heart Disease

HEART -- Diseases -- Risk factors
STRESS (Physiology)
ALCOHOLISM
SMOKING
APNEA
DRINKING of alcoholic beverages
DISEASES -- Risk factors

Abstract:The article discusses the risk factors that could trigger heart disease when getting older. The author explains that the risk factors include cigarette smoking which increases blood pressure, decreases exercise tolerance and increases the tendency for blood to clot, stress caused by upsetting emotional events, high-pressure work or uncontrolled anger, alcohol which could damage heart muscle leading to heart failure, and sleep apnea triggered by obesity, and taking sleeping tablets.

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