- 1 Who is most at risk for heart disease?
- 2 What is the relative risk of a cardiovascular event during vigorous intensity exercise in healthy people?
- 3 Who faces high risk for heart disease and stroke?
- 4 What is the risk for a cardiac related event during exercise?
- 5 What are the signs of an unhealthy heart?
- 6 What does a blocked artery feel like?
- 7 What is the most common exercise-related complication?
- 8 What is a physical activity related sudden cardiac event?
- 9 Can you damage your heart by exercising too hard?
- 10 Can heart problems affect your eyes?
- 11 What are the 6 main risk factors for cardiovascular disease?
- 12 What is the signs and symptoms of cardiovascular disease?
- 13 Who is most at risk for sudden cardiac death?
- 14 Which of the following is considered a health related physical fitness component?
- 15 What are the risks of sudden death during exercise?
Who is most at risk for heart disease?
Major risk factors that can’t be changed
- Increasing Age. The majority of people who die of coronary heart disease are 65 or older.
- Male gender.
- Heredity (including race)
- Tobacco smoke.
- High blood cholesterol.
- High blood pressure.
- Physical inactivity.
- Obesity and being overweight.
What is the relative risk of a cardiovascular event during vigorous intensity exercise in healthy people?
For patients with CHD, the relative risk of cardiac arrest during vigorous exercise is estimated as 6 to 164 times greater than expected without exertion.
Who faces high risk for heart disease and stroke?
The most important behavioural risk factors of heart disease and stroke are unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, tobacco use and harmful use of alcohol. The effects of behavioural risk factors may show up in individuals as raised blood pressure, raised blood glucose, raised blood lipids, and overweight and obesity.
The absolute risk that an acute cardiovascular event will occur during vigorous exertion has been estimated to be between 1 in 500,000 and 1 in 2,600,000 hours of exercise.
What are the signs of an unhealthy heart?
Especially watch out for these problems:
- Chest Discomfort. It’s the most common sign of heart danger.
- Nausea, Indigestion, Heartburn, or Stomach Pain.
- Pain that Spreads to the Arm.
- You Feel Dizzy or Lightheaded.
- Throat or Jaw Pain.
- You Get Exhausted Easily.
What does a blocked artery feel like?
The symptoms of an artery blockage include chest pain and tightness, and shortness of breath. Imagine driving through a tunnel. On Monday, you encounter a pile of rubble. There is a narrow gap, big enough to drive through.
ACTIVITY AND EXERCISE MSI is the most common exercise-related complication and is often associated with exercise intensity, the nature of the activity, preexisting conditions, and musculoskeletal anomalies.
Incidence of Exercise-related Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) Exercise-associated SCA is defined as occurring during or within one hour of physical activity.
Can you damage your heart by exercising too hard?
Chronic extreme exercise training and competing in endurance events can lead to heart damage and rhythm disorders. People with genetic risk factors are especially vulnerable.
Can heart problems affect your eyes?
People that have cardiovascular disease may be at a higher risk of developing certain types of eye problems. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, research indicates that people who have heart disease have a higher chance of developing vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration.
What are the 6 main risk factors for cardiovascular disease?
Major Risk Factors
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension). High blood pressure increases your risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke.
- High Blood Cholesterol. One of the major risk factors for heart disease is high blood cholesterol.
- Obesity and Overweight.
- Physical Inactivity.
What is the signs and symptoms of cardiovascular disease?
What are the symptoms of cardiovascular disease?
- Chest tightness or pressure.
- Difficulty catching your breath.
- Dizziness or fainting.
- Fluid build up.
- Heart palpitations (heart pounding or racing).
- Pain or numbness in your legs or arms.
- Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting.
Who is most at risk for sudden cardiac death?
Sudden cardiac death occurs most frequently in adults in their mid-30s to mid-40s, and affects men twice as often as it does women. This condition is rare in children, affecting only 1 to 2 per 100,000 children each year.
Health-related components of Physical Fitness. There are five components of physical fitness: (1) body composition, (2) flexibility, (3) muscular strength, (4) muscular endurance, and (5) cardiorespiratory endurance.
What are the risks of sudden death during exercise?
Persons who die suddenly during exercise have advanced heart disease of which they are frequently unaware. The commonest forms of heart disease associated with sudden death during exercise are coronary artery disease and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.