June 28th, 2018
Are you aware that cardiovascular disorders are among the leading causes of death in American males? Cardiovascular disease in men is one of the more dangerous health issues men face in the US.
This is true. Each year, one of four deaths in US males is attributed to a cardiovascular disease. In other words, cardiovascular diseases claim over 321,000 male lives each year in the US. It has also been observed that cardiovascular diseases are the number 1 killers among African-American, Caucasians, Pacific Islanders and Hispanic males.
The prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in Caucasian males is 8.5%, Mexican American males is 6.3% and African American males is 7.9%
Despite high mortality rate, it is noteworthy that 1 of 2 men who die of coronary artery disease are asymptomatic and have no preexisting history of cardiac illness. Men are at much higher risk of developing cardiac illness compared to women as about 79% to 89% episodes of sudden cardiac illness occurs in males.
Fortunately, most risk factors that aggravate your risk of developing cardiac diseases are modifiable (i.e. with simple lifestyle modifications), you can reduce your risk of developing heart diseases; according to a new study conducted by the chair of cardiovascular medicine at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Steven Nissen.
Following risk factors are very strongly linked to cardiac diseases;
Other risk factors include:
Cardiovascular events are not always symptomatic. Classic symptoms are:
The key is to maintain a healthy lifestyle and keep up with a periodic medical examination. According to a new survey conducted by Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 20% males don’t see any healthcare professionals for a period of up to 5 years.
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