Heart disease occupies the first place as the cause of death worldwide, and mortality from them is constantly growing. Why is this happening ?: Sedentary lifestyle, poor diet, poor ecology, constant stress, bad habits such as smoking and drinking alcohol – all this contributes to the disruption of our heart. As a result, heart diseases arise that significantly worsen the quality of life, lead to disability, and in some cases to death. Continue reading
Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease in which arteries are affected and lipid and protein metabolism in blood vessels is disturbed. Atherosclerosis progresses over many years and causes cardiovascular diseases: hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke, myocardial infarction – and peripheral vascular disease.
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Cholesterol is a fat-like substance, without which the normal functioning of the human body is impossible. Cholesterol is a kind of building frame that ensures the stability of cell membranes. It is also part of bile, sex hormones and vitamin D3. Most of this substance (about 80%) is synthesized in the liver, a smaller (about 20%) comes with food. Continue reading