Cardiovascular diseases are diseases that originate from the vascular system and/or the heart.
They were the most common cause of death worldwide in 2016, accounting for 31% of all deaths.
Of these causes of death, 85% resulted from a heart attack or stroke.
This Health & Medicine Lab video talks about how to prevent heart attack and stroke.
If you care about stroke risk, please read studies about an important cause of stroke, and antioxidant drug that may protect against stroke and heart attack.
Disclaimer: Any information on diseases and treatments available in this video is intended for general guidance only and must never be considered a substitute for the advice provided by your doctor or other qualified healthcare professional.
Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care professional with questions you may have regarding your medical condition.