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4 Top Deadliest Diseases

1. Coronary Artery Disease

This diseases ranks the world most deadly disease.
It is also known as ischemic disease. It manifests when the blood vessels responsible for blood supply to the heart is narrowed. If not treated, could lead to heart failure, chest pain, and arrhythmias.

Risk factors
• Smoking
• Diabetes
• High cholesterol
• High blood pressure
• Family his of CAD
• Overweight

Prevention
• Regular excersise will help
• Keeping a healthy weight
• Consuming low sodium balanced diet, that is rich in fruits vegetables
• Don’t smoke
• Drink with moderation

2. Stroke

There is a possibility of stroke when an artery in your brain is blocked or leaks. This results dying in the oxygen-deprived brain cells in matter of minutes. When stroke attacks, there is a sudden numbness and confusion felt. Also, it becomes difficult to walk or see. If neglected can cause long-term disability.

Possible reason for stroke
• Being female
• Family history of stroke
• Smoking with oral contraceptives
• High blood pressure

Prevention
• Control you high blood pressure
• Cultivate a healthy life style habit
• Regular exercise
• Don’t smoke
• Be care with your drinking

3. Lower Respiratory infections

This is infection in your airways and lungs.

Causes
• Pneumonia
• Tuberculosis
• Bronchitis
• Influenza

Symptoms
• Coughing
• Bacteria
• breathlessness,
• wheezing,
• tighteness in the chest
if ignored can lead to breathing failure and death.

Risk factors
• Flu
• Smoking
• Weak immune system
• Asthma
• HIV

Prevention
• Get the flu shot every year
• For people with pneumonia, get vaccine
• Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water
• Adequate rest

4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease

It is a long-term, progressive lung disease that makes breathing difficult. It’s types are Chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

Risk factors
• History of respiratory infection as a child
• Chemical fumes
• Smoking or second hand smoking

Prevention
• Stop or avoid direct or second hand smoking
• Early treatment can also help

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