Better heart health

June 15, 2019

Heart diseases are one of the leading causes of
death across the world, especially in middle- and
high-income countries. According to the World
Heart Federation, heart diseases were responsible
for almost 17.7 million deaths in 2016.1 In the US,
deaths related to heart diseases numbered 633,840
in 2017,2 and the associated disability-adjusted
life years (DALYs) were 3,821 per 100,000 persons
in 2016.3 Coronary heart disease (CHD) is one of
the most common heart diseases, and occurs as
a result of clogged arteries or atherosclerosis, with
rupture of an atherosclerotic plaque causing blood
clots, which are the leading cause of a heart attack.4
Worldwide deaths related to CHD were 7.4 million in
2015.5

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