Coronary heart disease (CHD), also known as coronary artery disease, is a condition where the coronary arteries become narrow due to the gradual increase of fatty material or a waxy substance (plaque) within the walls of the arteries.
Heart attack is one of the leading causes of death in many parts of the world. In Singapore, heart attack is the number 2 killer after cancer. A heart attack is the condition where the heart muscle gets permanently damaged. It is also known as myocardial infarction (MI)
High blood pressure or hypertension is one of the most common conditions diagnosed in human beings. It happens when the force of blood is too high against the walls of the artery. High blood pressure usually occurs for a long period of time, thus causing a lot of health problems, like heart disease.