Why Obesity causes heart disease?
A man who never had a heart condition died suddenly of a heart attack. Inquired have inquired, the man had a body weight above 100 kg. Why obesity could be caused fatal heart attack?
People who are overweight usually will experience a disruption in the heart pumps so that the pump function of heart on the downside.
Quoted from Obesity.ygoy, Monday (04/10/2010) does any facts that show that obesity can cause left ventricular wall thickening of the heart (left ventricular hypertrophy / LVH). This wall thickening over time will lead to heart problems.
Obesity is also associated with metabolic syndrome X, namely metabolic disorders that may cause abnormal lipid (fat cells) seriously. Fat cells have unique features, these cells will collect a large amount of fat molecules so that would make the surface area of the arteries and veins become narrower.
As a result blood flow to and from the heart will be reduced which makes the organs work harder to pump blood throughout the body. This condition is triggered fatal condition called cardiac arrest.
While the American Heart Association (AHA) noted obesity as a condition in which there is excess body fat, especially around the waist which can cause health problems. Side effects of obesity include increased blood cholesterol, triglycerides and lower good cholesterol (HDL).
In addition, increased blood pressure in obese people make the risk of diabetes becomes larger, this condition will increase the risk of someone affected by heart problems.
“So it is not always due to heart disease coronary disorders, because it can be caused by chronic hypertension, valve abnormalities and disease
Thyroid heart, including obesity. For that presenting symptoms also vary.
A recurring symptoms is chest pain that usually spreads to the left hand to the back of the chest.
Pain is like a pressed and lasted more than 10 minutes. Patients may also experience shortness of breath that will worsen if climbing stairs or hard physical exercise.
“A heart attack itself was not always started from chest pain, because heartburn can also be an early symptom of a heart attack.
This condition can occur if there is narrowing of the coronary arteries that supply the bottom of the heart muscle that is located close to the solar plexus.
While chest pain is not just a property of heart disease, because it can also be caused by upper gastrointestinal disorders (GERD), pulmonary disorders, chest muscles and joints in the sternum.
“To prevent heart disease can be a way to reduce risk factors such as controlling weight, blood pressure, blood sugar levels if you have diabetes, cholesterol levels, reduce fatty foods, eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, quitting smoking and alcohol and regular exercise.