Today we will continue the series “Understand The Science Behind …” and today’s topic is
“Understand The Science Behind
Coronary Artery Disease”
So today we are going to talk about Coronary Artery Disease. Let us start with a topic which you all have heard in your family or with a doctor but don’t know the science behind it. You may have heard the word Cholesterol.
What Is Cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a type of fat found in your blood
Your liver makes cholesterol for your body. You also can get cholesterol from the foods you eat. Meat, fish, eggs, butter, cheese, and milk all have cholesterol in them. Fruits, vegetables, and grains (like oatmeal) don’t have any cholesterol.
More Than What You Need…
Cholesterol is in every cell in your body. You need cholesterol to help your brain, skin, and other organs do their jobs. But eating too much fat and cholesterol is a bad idea.
Cholesterol floats around in your blood and can get into the walls of the blood vessels. This is called a disease called Coronary Artery Disease where blood vessels to get stiffer, narrower, or clogged due to cholesterol.
If the clogging gets worse over many years, it can cause a Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Abnormal heart rhythm and other things like this, It can also change your neuro system as your brain would get slowed down and this things can cause DEATH
Don’t Worry Too Much…
Because there are treatments for Coronary Artery Disease like
- coronary bypass surgery
But There Can Some Problems…
Economic Problems: There treatment prices are very high and which can be a very big problem
Ethnically: The prices are high so the ethical question comes here that “Only Rich Can Do Treatment and not Poor”
Socially: The person won’t able to do some stuff due to it so the person may get outlied from the group