Prevention Treatment Prevents Cardiovascular Diseases by 80 Percent

Stating that cardiovascular diseases are the most common cause of death in the world, Medicana Bursa Hospital Cardiology Specialist Assoc. Dr. Aysel Aydın Kaderli said, “The 1980s are the years when deaths due to cardiovascular diseases increased the most. Thanks to preventive medicine, which has been carried out with more and more precision in recent years, deaths due to cardiovascular diseases in Europe have decreased by almost half. It is thought that one of the factors is the prohibition of smoking indoors. On the other hand, the risk of death and disability due to cardiovascular diseases due to excess weight and the associated increased incidence of diabetes in developing countries has been preserved. Prevention from cardiovascular diseases should be a lifestyle. “The risk of disease can be brought under control with lifestyle changes and the management of risk factors. It is estimated that 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases and 40 percent of cancers can be prevented with an effective prevention treatment.”

Kaderli said, “With the prepared SCORE (Systemic COronary Risk Estimation) program, the total risk of cardiovascular disease can be calculated for the person in 10 years. With this program, the expected expected within 10 years, taking into account certain parameters such as the age, gender, cholesterol level, blood pressure and smoking of the person. cardiovascular disease risk can be calculated. Cardiovascular disease risk assessment can be performed in men over 40 years of age and women over 50 years of age or who have entered menopause. However, caution should be exercised as a result of first degree relatives of men under 55 years of age or women under 65 years of age. In the presence of familial hyperlipidemia or major risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, smoking, high cholesterol, and concomitant diseases such as kidney failure, one should definitely apply for control.”

Explaining what should be done to prevent cardiovascular diseases after determining the risk, Kaderli said, “After determining the individual risk, necessary measures should be taken to prevent the patient from encountering cardiovascular diseases. Modification of risk factors should also be tailored to the individual. Classical risk factors for cardiovascular diseases that cannot be changed are age, family history. “The early history of cardiovascular disease can be counted as male gender. The presence of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes are the parameters that should be controlled. On the other hand, incorporating sports into life, healthy nutrition and modifying stress are the other pillars of protection from cardiovascular diseases.”

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