4 Deadly Diseases


Top 4 Deadly Disease
Ischemic heart disease
Lower respiratory infections
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Ischemic heart disease. It is the deadliest disease in the world. This occurs when the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart become narrowed. If it is untreated it can lead to chest pain, heart failure, and arrhythmias. Some of the risk factors and preventions are high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, family history of CAD, diabetes, and being overweight. You can prevent this disease by exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy weight, eating a balanced diet that’s low in sodium and high in fruits and vegetables, avoid smoking, and drinking only in moderation.

A Stroke. A stroke occurs when an artery in your brain is blocked or leaks. This causes the oxygen-deprived brain cells to begin dying within minutes. During a stroke, you feel sudden numbness and confusion or have trouble walking and seeing. Some risk factors and preventions are high blood pressure, family history of stroke, smoking, being African American, and being female.

Lower respiratory infection. Lower respiratory infection is an infection in your airways and lungs. It can be due to influenza, or the flu, pneumonia, bronchitis, and tuberculosis. A lot of viruses cause lower respiratory infections. They can also be caused by bacteria. Coughing is the main symptom of a lower respiratory infection. You may also feel breathlessness, wheezing, and a tight feeling in your chest. If not treated it can cause the flu, poor air quality or frequent exposure to lungs irritants, smoking, and weak immune system, asthma, and HIV.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This disease COPD is a long term progressive lung disease that makes breathing difficult. Chronic bronchitis and emphysema are types of COPD. Some risks of COPD are smoking or second hand smoke, lung irritants like chemical fumes, family history, and history of respiratory infections as a child.