The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease, which can lead to heart attack.
Half of heart attacks happen suddenly, without warning. They are causing a blockage in the blood supply to any part of the heart. What prevents the flow of blood is the hardening of arteries, which is medically referred to as atherosclerosis. The plaques in the arteries forming a blood clot that prevents blood flow to the heart.If these clots are not removed in time, part of the heart muscle will begin to die off, which can lead to heart attacks.
5 changes in lifestyle could prevent 80% of heart attack
However, it is possible to prevent heart attack. According to the new study, a change in certain habits can drastically reduce the risk of heart attack. A previous study in 2004, which researched the risk of heart disease in over 50 countries around the world, revealed that 90% of heart disease can be completely prevented by changes in lifestyle and diet.