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Introducing…the story ofAngel heartthe super hero that fights CAD(coronary artery disease) By: EmanuelaMiloshevska Period:4th Health science
My strengths and weaknesses • My name is Angelic heart, and I fight CAD (coronary artery disease). I was born when an epidemic of CAD exploded on a large population, and I was born to destroy it, and keep people safe. My Strengths are the following: I dissolve the building up of lipids in the arteries with my sword. My Necklace makes people change their lifestyle once it touches them, and strengthens their immune system. I use my wings to fly into the heart and use my sharp claws to slash into the fatty deposits that are left in the arteries. • My weaknesses are: I am not the strongest superhero, I am also the youngest. In addition I have 12 annoying brothers and sisters that always tease me. My weakness is fatty foods. • Interesting fact. My best friend is Violet gleam, who fights a mosquito- borne illness.
What kind of infection is it? • The coronary artery disease is a life style infection, that includes bacteria in it as the cause.
How it began and where it began • Location: Collage students in Alabama. • Population: 80% of the teenagers were affected by this disease.
Symptoms and Effect • This disease effects the heart. It is a condition in which fatty deposits called plaque build-up in the heart’s arteries. These deposits cause arteries to become narrow and blocked, which restricts blood and oxygen flow to the heart muscle.Symptoms: • Back or Jaw pain • Nausea • Angina(chest pain or felling pressure on chest) • Shortness of breath( like after a long workout) • Faster heartbeat and Dizziness • Extreme sweating • Some people don't have any symptoms. This is called "silent ischemia." In rare cases, you can even have a "silent heart attack," a heart attack without symptoms. • This disease is not contagious. But the time it takes for the symptoms to occur is 5 minutes. If any of these symptoms do not stop in the next 5 minutes, you may be in danger of a heart attack and CAD.
Cure and Prevention • There are some treatments for this disease that will help you cure CAD before anything serious can happen like a heart atack. • Treatments: • Relieving symptoms. • Reducing risk factors in an effort to slow, stop, or reverse the buildup of plaque. • Lowering the risk of blood clots forming. (Blood clots can cause a heart atack) • Widening or bypassing clogged arteries. • Preventing complications of CHD. Also there is a few things you can do to prevent this disease from happening in your body. • Preventions: • Eat a healthy diet • Exercise regularly • Take medicine that was prescribed by your doctor. • Do not smoke or do drugs