This essay focuses on cardiovascular disorder. Discuss some of the risks and pathological changes associated with heart disease in older adults. Include any steps that can be taken in order to prevent this from happening. List both modifiable and non-modifiable conditions that can lead to cardiovascular disorder or hypertension.
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Firstly, Discuss some of the risks and pathological changes associate with heart disease in older adults.
Secondly, Include any steps that can be taken in order to prevent this from happening.
Thirdly, List both modifiable and non-modifiable conditions that can lead to cardiovascular disorder or hypertension.
Firstly, The most important behavioural risk factors of heart disease and stroke are unhealthy diet,
physical inactivity, tobacco use and harmful use of alcohol.
Secondly, The effects of behavioural risk factors may show up in individuals as raise blood pressure,
raise blood glucose, raised blood lipids, and overweight and obesity.
Thirdly, These “intermediate risks factors” can be measure in primary care facilities
and indicate an increase risk of developing a heart attack, stroke, heart failure and other complications.
Cessation of tobacco use, reduction of salt in the diet, consuming fruits and vegetables, regular physical activity
and avoiding harmful use of alcohol has be show to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
In addition, drug treatment of diabetes, hypertension and high blood lipids
may be necessary to reduce cardiovascular risk and prevent heart attacks and strokes
. Health policies that create conducive environments for making healthy choices affordable
and available are essential for motivating people to adopt and sustain healthy behaviour.