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Heart Disease Common Causes And When To See A Doctor

Find answers to commonly asked questions about heart disease.

What is Heart Disease?

Heart disease or Cardiovascular disease generally refers to conditions whereby the blood vessels are narrowed or blocked and this in turn can cause a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or a stroke. Other forms of heart disease are those that affect your heart's muscle, valves or rhythm. These are also considered forms of heart disease.

Heart Disease Facts – How is the Heart Designed and What is its Function?

  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women

  • Approximately 630,00 Americans die from heart disease every year. That is 1 in 4 deaths

  • The most common type of heart disease is coronary heart disease


The heart pumps blood around the human body via the circulatory and in doing so supplying oxygen and nutrients the tissues and removing carbon dioxide and other wastes.

Studies show that approximately 95% of people don’t get enough Omega-3 in their diets. Optimal levels of Omega-3 correlate with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, and there are many other health benefits to Omega-3 supplementation, including for the brain and heart.

Doctor Matters recommends CARDIO3 by Newtrition, which is a solution to the Omega-3 drought in our diet. Featuring proprietary AccelonTM technology, CARDIO3 provides 3x better absorption of essential fatty-acids EPA and DHA in the bloodstream.

But how do you know if you're lacking in Omega-3?

Newtrition also offers an easy-to-use blood test kit that measures and tracks your personal Omega-3 levels. Send your sample back to Newtrition and it will be professionally tested in an independent, certified lab. Samples and results are coded, so your identity and results remain private.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Heart disease curable?

Heart disease is not curable, however it can be much improved and most forms of heart disease are treatable today.

What can you do to stop developing heart disease?

  • There are many things you can do in order to control heart disease:
  • Control your blood pressure
  • Keep your cholesterol and triglyceride levels under control
  • Stay at a healthy weight
  • East a healthy diet
  • Exercise regularly
  • Limit your alcohol intake
  • Do not smoke
  • Manage stress levels
  • Manage diabetes
  • Make sure you get enough rest.

Heart disease is most common in women and men 65 years of age and older.

There can be various reasons for the development of heart disease and determining the exact cause is essential to obtain proper treatment.

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