Preventive Cardiology


Preventive cardiology is the set of measures intended to protect the person of the possibility of developing a specific medical condition. The high incidence and high mortality from ischemic heart disease have been raising awareness in the society for prevention campaigns, awareness and mentation, with the aim of trying to prevent and combat the so-called risk factors: obesity, snuff, hypertension, sedentary lifestyle, hypercholesterolemia ... This type of action prior to the onset of the disease is called primary prevention, while in high even certain medical or surgical guidelines, such as bypass surgery would be used to improve the quality and survival.