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Some causes of cardiac arrest

1. Smoking

Smokers have been shown to have higher rates of heart disease than those who do not smoke at all. In fact, they have been shown to have a 50% increase in the risk of death due to cardiovascular disease. This is likely due to the nicotine content of cigarettes. Nicotine is known to cause vasoconstriction (the narrowing of blood vessels) and increase blood pressure. These two factors lead to increased strain on the heart muscle.

2. Alcohol Consumption

Alcohol consumption has been linked to an increased risk of coronary artery disease. There are several reasons for this, including the fact that alcohol lowers the body’s levels of HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol). HDL helps prevent plaque buildup in arteries. Another factor is that alcohol raises triglycerides (a type of fat), which can contribute to atherosclerosis.

3. Stress

Stress is a major contributor to cardiovascular disease. When we feel stressed out, our bodies release adrenaline and cortisol, both of which raise blood pressure. Additionally, stress can trigger unhealthy behaviors like overeating, drinking, and smoking.

4. Sedentary Lifestyle

A sedentary lifestyle is also a contributing factor to cardiovascular disease. Sitting down for long periods of time can put extra stress on the heart. If you spend much of your day sitting, try getting up and moving around every hour or so.

Diabetes is a condition where the body does not produce enough insulin or cannot properly use the insulin it produces. Insulin is necessary for converting sugar into energy. People with diabetes may experience high blood sugar levels. High blood sugar can damage blood vessels and nerves, leading to heart attacks and strokes.

6. Obesity

Obesity is associated with many chronic conditions, including hypertension, stroke, and heart disease. Being overweight puts excess strain on the heart. Overweight people are also more likely to develop diabetes.

7. Family History

Having a family history of heart disease is a significant risk factor. Having a parent, sibling, or child die suddenly of a heart attack or stroke can be traumatic. It can also affect how you think about your own health.

8 Consumption of junk food

Junk food is bad for digestion and increases cholesterol levels which can cause a stroke. So avoiding it would be a wise decision



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