The results from the coronary stress test ("markedly abnormal ST segment response to exercise with 2.5mm ST depression in leads II, III, aVF and V6â) and from the coronary angiography (âLAD had diffuse narrowing of about 50% in the distal segment onlyâ) are evidence that you are experiencing stable angina pectoris. Angina pectoris is a variant of coronary heart disease. Coronary heart disease is due to atherosclerosis. During atherosclerosis, the coronary arteries become narrow due to atherosclerotic plagues. Smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar are the 4 major risk factors for developing atherosclerosis.
Â¤ 35% of people have an undiagnosed chronic disease
Â¤ cancer can live 90% of its life before being detected
Â¤ 50% of the time the first indication of a heart problem is a fatal heart attack
Â¤ more than 196,000 people die and 2.2 million are injured each year by adverse reactions to prescription drugs. (alternative medicine, march 2000)
Â¤ the use of prescription drugs is the 3rd leading cause of death
Â¤ 65% of adult americans are overweight, 30% are obese
(national center for health statistics)
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