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Heart Disease Awareness Poster

LDL Cholesterol (low density lypoproteins) Found in animal products such as red meat, whole milk, eggs, cream sauces Causes plaque to build up in arteries Plaque builds up in artery stopping blood flow POOR DIET Conjestive Heart Failure Saturated Fat Increases level of LDL cholesterol Heart failing to pump blood Blood backs up in areas of the body Conjestion in lungs, liver, gastrointestinal tract, & extremities Heart has to work extra Coronary Artery Disease Plaque builds up in coronary artery Blood flow restricted & reduced Obesity hard to pump blood Heart stops SMOKING - Increases blood FAST pressure Increase in pressure of blood does permanent damage to arterty walls HIGH BLOOD HEART LANE Leads to unhealthy body wieght Causes un-balanced level of fluids in blood stream Damages in artery walls collect plaque LACK OF EXERCISE PRESSURE DISEASE Blood clots in Blood not entering heart Heart is damged or destroyed Heart Attack coronary artery Hormones and adrenaline stay in blood stream if no exercise is done Heart muscle becomes thick Hard for blood to leave the heart Heart pump working harder to pump blood Releases bodies Нуpertropic instinctual animal fight or flight hormones Increase of adrenaline Increases blood STRESS pressure Cardiomyopathy Oxygen can't get to the brain Restrictive Heart becomes stiff Cannot fill with blood Brain Death MANAGED STRESS DEATH Relieved by exercise Heart becomes Cannot pump blood efficiently Dilated weak & enlarged EXERCISE Helps maintain healthy body weight JOY Strengthens heart Increases HDL cholesterol RIDE HDL Cholesterol (high density lypoprotein) Found in whole grains (soluble fiber) GOOD HEALTH Increases HDL cholesterol GOOD DIET Un-saturated Fat Removes LDL cholesterol YOUR GO-TO TIPS: STOP & THINK: SLOW DOWN IF YOU SEE THESE SIGNS: ARE YOU EN ROUTE TO Swapping "white" carbs for whole grains may lower your risk for heart disease by 33%. More than 82 million American adults are estimated to have one or • Shortness of breath more types of heart disease. That is 1 in 3 people in the U.S alone! • Palpitations (irregular heart beats, skipped beats, or a "flip-flop" feeling in your chest) HEART DISEASE? A faster heartbeat The average American drinks 526 12-oz sodas per year. That's 1.5 cans each day. Swap those empty calories for water and you'll cut out over 6,000 calories per month, which amounts to 21 pounds of weight loss in a year! 90% of women in America have one or more risk factors for • Weakness or dizziness developing heart disease. • Nausea Sweating 2,200 On average 2,200 Americans die of cardiovascular disease every day. 25% of people in America die of heart disease every year. Discomfort, pressure, heaviness, or pain in the chest, arm, or below the breastbone • Discomfort radiating to the back, jaw, throat, or arm According to the American Heart Association and World Health Organization, you shouldn't consume more than 7% of your total calories from saturated fat. 7% An American dies from heart disease every 39 seconds. Fullness, indigestion, or choking feeling (may feel like heartburn) MAKE SURE YOU'RE ON THE RIGHT TRACK. Pounding in your chest • Lack of energy

Heart Disease Awareness Poster

shared by Jscherbe on Jul 19
During this project I designed a poster with the intent of communicating a process. I selected the process of heart disease in the human body. The inspiration for this piece was the intricate but easi...


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