Posted 79 Days Ago by Hitesh Shukla
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the general term used to describe conditions affecting both the heart and/or blood vessels. There are many types of CVD with the main four consisting of coronary artery disease (CAD), peripheral arterial disease (PAD), stroke and aortic disease. Today, we will discuss CVD in general along with causes, risk factors, how CVD can be prevented and the relationship between genetics and CVD.
Posted 190 Days Ago by Orla Green
Traditional methods of measuring cardiovascular risk take into account basic factors such as smoking status, age, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, but this information doesn't paint a full picture of your cardiac health. Identifying if you have genetic traits associated with cardiovascular diseases can help your cardiologist tailor treatment to your genetics and minimise side effects by determining which drugs you respond to best.