Cardiology is the branch of medicine dealing with cardiovascular diseases. According to indicators of morbidity and mortality from these diseases, Lithuania is at high risk.
The most common cardiovascular diseases are ischemic heart disease, arterial hypertension, atherosclerosis, heart rhythm, conduction disorders, myocardial infarction. Doctors note that these diseases are common not only for the elderly – cardiovascular diseases are more and more often diagnosed for young people.
The main risk factors for cardiovascular diseases are:
• Smoking and alcohol consumption;
• High blood pressure;
• Changes in blood fats;
• Low physical activity;
• Frequent overeating and obesity;
• Long-term stress.
To avoid heart disease, it is necessary to check the blood cholesterol regularly, to follow a healthy lifestyle and healthy nutrition principles. If your health condition worsens or first symptoms of cardiovascular disease emerge, you should visit a doctor who will prescribe all the necessary examinations. Cardiologists at the clinic “Nefrida” consult on the issues of healthy lifestyle and prevention of cardiovascular diseases, diagnose and treat cardiovascular diseases.