Tag: heart disease
In the United States, more than six million people are living with heart failure (HF), and more than 600,000 new HF patients are diagnosed each year. Learn about the important facts related to different types of heart failure and how to detect it in this infographic.
Mitral Regurgitation is a common heart valve disorder in which the mitral valve does not close properly. As a result, blood traveling through the human heart “leaks” backward from the left ventricle into the left atrium. Learn more about Mitral Regurgitation in this infographic.
Heart Disease is the number one cause of death in America. Each day an average of 2,200 people die from heart disease, while 56% of adults have been told by a health care professional to improve their health to lower their risk. Unfortunately, the vast majority of Americans are just not motivated to do anything about it. When the statistics show that 1 in 3 deaths in the United States are caused by heart disease, you have no other choice then to take this disease seriously before it is too late.
In this infographic by Mount Sinai Hospital, discover fast facts about coronary heart disease – the causes, symptoms, treatments and tips on how you can prevent it.