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Heart Disease in the UK

HEART DISEASE In The UK There are 2.7 million people The UK spends £3.2 billion living with heart disease in the UK. each year on healthcare for heart disease. 1 in 3 deaths in the UK is caused by heart diseases. Around 62,000 men and 39,000 women in England suffer a heart attack each year. Incidence of heart failure is 60% higher in men than women 41% Death rates from heart disease in the UK are highest in Scotland and northern England and lowest in southern England. 41% of those who suffer a heart attack die from it. High Risk Factors: Family History Smoking Poor Exercise High Cholesterol High BP Obesity Symptoms: Prevention: Dull chest pain or feeling of pressure or tightness usually in the centre of your chest. IBe more active, being inactive makes you twice as likely to suffer from heart disease. 1 Travelling pain from your chest to your arms, usually the left but it can be both. Give up smoking. Smokers are twice as likely to have a heart attack than non-smokers. Light-headedness and a feeling of nausea and/or vomiting. IA healthy diet helps to control cholesterol levels and blood pressure as well as weight. 1 Shortness of breath with coughing or wheezing. |In conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise. supplements can aid in lowering cholesterol. Sources: Diet_England_2012.pdf SimplySupplements Healthy living, made simpler!

Heart Disease in the UK

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An infographic displaying UK statistics on heart disease, with risk factors, symptoms, and prevention measures.


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