The term cardiovascular complaints describes any symptoms concerning the heart and blood vessels. These can both indicate a disease and/or other problems. The causes of cardiovascular disease are diverse and can be affected by both genetic and personal risk factors.
These risk factors can be divided in influenceable and non-influenceable risk factors: the first category includes nutrition, exercise, hypertension and overweight. Age and gender are to be found in the non-influenceable factors.
An overview of the different symptoms:
- myocardial infarction
- heart surgery (bypass and valve surgery, stent grafts)
- chronic heart diseases
- intermittent claudication
- diabetes mellitus
- cardiac insufficiency
- coronary heart disease
- inflammatory heart disease
- arterial hypertension - high blood pressure
It is important to identify the patients risk factors and to work on them in a targeted manner in order to prevent cardiovascular diseases. These diseases can be identified and treated at the TRINICUM with targeted examinations.
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