Coronary Heart Disease – Lifestyle Changes
Coronary Heart Disease – Lifestyle changes
Treatment of coronary heart disease (CHD)
Although there is no cure for coronary heart disease (CHD), treatments can be used to better manage the symptoms ands limit the risk of complications.
CHD can be effectively controlled by addressing an individual’s lifestyle which may be causing an increase in risk to health, in combination with taking the prescribed medications. In some cases, surgery may be an appropriate intervention.
By following professional advice from a healthcare professional and adhering to the management plan CHD symptoms may be contained and heart function can improve.
CHD and Lifestyle
Straight forward changes to the lifestyle of someone with CHD can reduce the risk of future events such as heart attacks. Research has shown that CHD patients that stop smoking after a heart attack reduce their level of another heart attack significantly.
As is applicable to so many diseases, having a lifestyle that incorporates a regular lifestyle can also reduce the likelihood of future heart disease.