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Weight Loss Owen Sound - Cardiovascular diseases or heart diseases refer to the many diseases which involve the blood vessels, the veins, arteries, or the heart muscle itself. The term cardiovascular disease technically covers all diseases which affect the cardiovascular system. It is often used to refer to conditions connected to arterial disease or atherosclerosis. These conditions usually have similar treatments, mechanisms and similar causes.

Cardiovascular rates have been on the rise in many countries around the globe. Increasingly more North Americans die because of heart disease than cancer. In recent years, the risks of cardiovascular diseases has increased in women and presently the disease kills more and more women than breast cancer. Based on histological studies, vascular injury accumulates from adolescence; hence it is important for primary prevention efforts to become necessary in childhood.

The underlying cause of heart conditions, atherosclerosis, is often somewhat advanced before the conditions of the heart are discovered. Preventing atherosclerosis can be done by modifying risk factors like implementing a nutritional regime, not smoking and plenty of exercise.


Several studies that have been carried out on population show that precursors of heart disease start in adolescence. Over decades, the process of atherosclerosis evolves, beginning usually in childhood. It has been shown that initial lesions appear within over half of the right coronary arteries and in all of the aortas of youths who are between the ages of 7 and 9. Studies revealed kids are usually more concerned with cancer, HIV and accidents instead of cardiovascular disease.

33 percent of people it is projected would die from atherosclerosis complications. Education and awareness can help people understand cardiovascular disease and provide measures to reverse or prevent complications.

Certain health issues like diabetes mellitus and obesity are usually related to cardiovascular disease. What's more, hypercholesterolemia and chronic kidney disease can be factors. Of the diabetic complications, cardiovascular disease is the most life threatening complication and diabetics are 2 to 4 times more likely to die because of cardiovascular related reason compared to individuals who do not have diabetes.


Cardiovascular outcomes have been shown to respond well to the Mediterranean diet. There are modifiable risk factors to improve and prevent atherosclerosis comprising: avoiding second-hand smoke and smoking, enjoying a nutritional regime low in saturated cholesterol and fat and having a diet rich in fibre from nuts and vegetables. Other helpful factors comprise less alcohol drinking, if overweight or obese, decreasing the BMI, managing diabetes, incorporating moderate to vigorous exercise to 30 minutes on a daily basis. One more vital factor is less emotional stress within every day life.

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Owen Sound is Canadian city known for its beauty, natural landscape, and strong sense of community. The city of Owen Sound is the county seat of Grey County, in Southwestern Ontario. With a population of 21,000, the city of Owen Sound is considered a small city.

The city of Owen Sound is located at the mouths of the Sydenham and Pottawatomi Rivers, on an inlet of Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, giving the city a striking quality. Owen Sound City was incorporated more than one hundred fifty years ago. Particular events, like for instance a 10-day Homecoming, were held in the year 2007 to celebrate.

The City of Owen Sound was named a Cultural Capital of Canada in 2004, and during the year 2005 became a National Communities in Bloom champion. Owen Sound City hosts numerous cultural events, such as the Festival of Northern Lights (a Christmas lights festival) and the Summerfolk Music and Crafts Festival. Established in the year 1977 and held every month of August, Summerfolk attracts more than 4,000 visitors annually to Kelso Beach Park on the Georgian bay shores. The folk festival is well-known for its crafts and high quality performances. Musicians like for instance Valdy, Leahy, The Rankins and Natalie MacMaster played there before being commercially successful. Gowan, Rik Emmett, Bruce Cockburn, Stan Rogers and Blue Rodeo are among the more popular names to have graced Summerfolk stages. The Main stage features a memorial to Stan Rogers.

Professional live concerts and theatre are popular in Owen Sound City. The Owen Sound Little Theatre owns the city's 400-seat Roxy.The Youth Theatre Coalition is likewise active, presenting concert, musical and theatrical productions run by youth, for youth. A Novel Marathon is the city's fund raiser for the Adult Literacy Program of the Owen Sound and North Grey Public Library.   More