I’m studying for my Health & Medical class and need an explanation.
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Coronary artery disease is caused by an increase in plaque that accumulates in the wall of the arteries, and causes a blockage, or the build up against the walls breaks off and it can cause a stroke, pulmonary embolism, MI, aneuryms.(GCU 2018).
Key steps necessary for prevention, is a healthy lifestyle, lots of exercise at leaset 5days a week 30-60min, it can include walking, jogging, yoga, dancing, anything that can increase the heart rate. Eat a well balanced meal, that include veggies, fruits, nuts, lean meats, low on dairy foods, whole grains, and healthy fats. Get a sufficient amount of sleep, around 7hours per night, sleeping is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle. A lack of sleep can put a person at risk for obesity, highblood pressure, heartdisease. Sleep is important because of the internal clock known as the circadiam rhythm it works better when the body is resting. Learn to cope with stress, learning breathing exercises for relaxation, staying away from overeating, drinking and smoking especially during stressful times.( Mayo Clinic 2019)