CARDIOLOGY - HEART ATTACK TUTORIAL 8 – HEART ATTACK RISK FACTORS

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HEART ATTACK TUTORIAL 8 – HEART ATTACK RISK FACTORS
Are you at risk of getting a heart attack?
17 heart attack risk factors that may apply directly to you. In this presentation: Risk Factors 1 to 7. How heart attack is a racial discriminator. Your ethnic origin can kill you. Selecting heart-friendly food. Controlling your environment.

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CARDIOLOGY - HEART ATTACK TUTORIAL 8 – HEART ATTACK RISK FACTORS

  1. 1. HEART ATTACK TUTORIAL 8 Heart Attack Risk Factors
  2. 2. Illustrated STEP-BY-STEP Guides to Heart Attacks
  3. 3. <ul><li>ROBIN BEHAR </li></ul><ul><li>Host </li></ul><ul><li>Narrator </li></ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul><ul><li>Producer </li></ul>
  4. 4. Edited by <ul><li>DR. MAGDI SAMI </li></ul><ul><li>MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FAHA </li></ul><ul><li>Professor of Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>McGILL UNIVERSITY </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Cardiologist MUHC </li></ul><ul><li>Director Pacemaker </li></ul><ul><li>& Arrhythmia Unit </li></ul><ul><li>ROYAL VICTORIA HOSPITAL </li></ul>
  5. 5. HEART ATTACK ILLUSTRATED PRESENTATIONS Risk Factors
  6. 6. <ul><li>Are </li></ul><ul><li>YOU </li></ul><ul><li>AT RISK </li></ul><ul><li>of getting a </li></ul><ul><li>HEART ATTACK? </li></ul>
  7. 7. MAYBE
  8. 8. <ul><li>How many </li></ul><ul><li>RISK FACTORS </li></ul><ul><li>can you list </li></ul><ul><li>? ? ? </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>The following are </li></ul><ul><li>17 RISK </li></ul><ul><li>FACTORS </li></ul><ul><li>of a </li></ul><ul><li>HEART ATTACK </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Please </li></ul><ul><li>REVIEW </li></ul><ul><li>them </li></ul><ul><li>CAREFULLY </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Take </li></ul><ul><li>NOTES </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Which </li></ul><ul><li>RISK FACTORS </li></ul><ul><li>APPLY TO YOU? </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>1 </li></ul><ul><li>RISK FACTOR </li></ul><ul><li>may not be </li></ul><ul><li>ENOUGH </li></ul><ul><li>to trigger a </li></ul><ul><li>HEART ATTACK </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>A </li></ul><ul><li>COMBINATION </li></ul><ul><li>of </li></ul><ul><li>SEVERAL RISK FACTORS </li></ul><ul><li>may trigger a </li></ul><ul><li>HEART </li></ul><ul><li>ATTACK </li></ul>
  15. 15. RISK FACTOR 1 You are a MALE
  16. 16. FACT <ul><li>More </li></ul><ul><li>MEN </li></ul><ul><li>than </li></ul><ul><li>WOMEN </li></ul><ul><li>suffer </li></ul><ul><li>HEART ATTACKS! </li></ul>
  17. 17. RISK FACTOR 2 You are OVER 65 years old
  18. 18. FACT <ul><li>OLDER </li></ul><ul><li>PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>suffer more </li></ul><ul><li>HEART ATTACKS </li></ul><ul><li>than younger people </li></ul>
  19. 19. RISK FACTOR 3 You have a FAMILY HISTORY of heart disease
  20. 20. RISK FACTOR 4 You are OVERWEIGHT
  21. 21. FACT <ul><li>The </li></ul><ul><li>HEAVIER </li></ul><ul><li>you weigh, the </li></ul><ul><li>HARDER </li></ul><ul><li>your heart has to </li></ul><ul><li>WORK </li></ul><ul><li>in order to </li></ul><ul><li>carry you </li></ul>
  22. 22. FACT <ul><li>OVERWEIGHT </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>OBESE PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>risk getting </li></ul><ul><li>DIABETES </li></ul>
  23. 23. RISK FACTOR 5 <ul><li>DIABETES </li></ul><ul><li>can lead to </li></ul><ul><li>HARDENING </li></ul><ul><li>of the </li></ul><ul><li>ARTERIES </li></ul>
  24. 24. RISK FACTOR 5 <ul><li>HARDENING </li></ul><ul><li>of the </li></ul><ul><li>ARTERIES </li></ul><ul><li>can lead to </li></ul><ul><li>HEART ATTACKS! </li></ul>
  25. 25. RISK FACTOR 6 Your ETHNIC ORIGIN
  26. 26. <ul><li>Does </li></ul><ul><li>HEART DISEASE </li></ul><ul><li>DISCRIMINATE </li></ul><ul><li>? ? ? </li></ul>
  27. 27. YES!
  28. 28. <ul><li>FACT </li></ul><ul><li>OBESITY & DIABETES </li></ul><ul><li>have a </li></ul><ul><li>GREATER TENDENCY </li></ul><ul><li>to occur in </li></ul><ul><li>AMERICANS </li></ul><ul><li>of the following </li></ul><ul><li>ETHNIC ORIGINS… </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>AFRICAN AMERICANS </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>MEXICAN AMERICANS </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>AMERICAN INDIANS </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>NATIVE HAWAIIANS </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>ASIAN AMERICANS </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>WHY </li></ul><ul><li>? ? ? </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>BECAUSE </li></ul><ul><li>of their </li></ul><ul><li>DIETS </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>LIFESTYLES </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>FORMULA </li></ul><ul><li>HIGH FAT </li></ul><ul><li>DIET </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>SEDENTARY </li></ul><ul><li>LIFESTYLE </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>HEART ATTACK </li></ul>
  37. 37. RISK FACTOR 7 You SMOKE
  38. 38. RISK FACTOR 7 SECOND HAND SMOKE You are exposed to smokers
  39. 39. RISK FACTOR 7 SECOND HAND SMOKE You are exposed to heavily polluted air
  40. 40. <ul><li>WHY </li></ul><ul><li>do </li></ul><ul><li>SMOKING </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>EXPOSURE </li></ul><ul><li>TO SMOKE </li></ul><ul><li>provoke </li></ul><ul><li>HEART ATTACKS? </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>Because </li></ul><ul><li>SMOKE </li></ul><ul><li>CONSTRICTS </li></ul><ul><li>BLOOD VESSELS </li></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>This narrowing </li></ul><ul><li>CUTS </li></ul><ul><li>the </li></ul><ul><li>FLOW </li></ul><ul><li>of </li></ul><ul><li>BLOOD </li></ul><ul><li>to your </li></ul><ul><li>HEART </li></ul>
  43. 43. SUMMARY There are 17 risk factors of a heart attack.
  44. 44. SUMMARY They range from being a male to your ethnic origin.
  45. 45. SUMMARY Diet and environment are major risk factors.
  46. 46. CAN YOU NAME RISK FACTORS 8 TO 17? ?
  47. 47. YOU’LL FIND THEM IN TUTORIAL 9
  48. 48. REPEAT VIEWING Highly Recommended
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  52. 52. Mission If our presentations succeed in saving one life or helping one person live a healthier life, my mission will have been accomplished. Robin Behar
  53. 53. THANK YOU For Watching TUTORIAL 8
  54. 54. <ul><li>ROBIN BEHAR </li></ul><ul><li>Host </li></ul><ul><li>Narrator </li></ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul><ul><li>Producer </li></ul>
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