Heart Disease


What was the cause of your heart disease? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: sameera, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: February 19

Well, I used to smoke 2 packets a day. And then one day I went to my doctor for a regular checkup. Then my doctor told me that I am having coronary heart disease. Right now I am feeling better because my doctor is the best.

Comment from: beancounter, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: July 19

My coronary heart disease has two factors, heredity and improper diet/lack of exercise. My father had bypass surgery under the age of 50. I was raised on a farm and ate lots of meat and dairy. My maternal grandmother died of heart disease in her 70s. My paternal grandmother died in her 30s probably from a cerebral aneurysm. I have had hypertension since my 20s, treated by a physician. I married a nurse and she has had my heart disease closely monitored by a cardiologist. I had bypass surgery when I was 49. Since that time I now have a different lifestyle.

Comment from: Rohan, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: May 02

I was diagnosed having a coronary heart disease without my. The LAD is bloked with more than 90% and due to this and the tissue underlying the heart is dead. The cardiologist says there is no point having a bypass surgery as the tissues are dead. He thinks I should undergo medical management and has given me drugs for three months and warned to keep diabetes and hyper tension under control.

Comment from: what?, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 13

My heart problems were caused by genetics. I'm 58, 5'2 weigh 134, swim every day, garden, and walk my pups, so I'm surprised to be sick.


In the U.S., 1 in every 4 deaths is caused by heart disease. See Answer

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