Persuasive- Reduce Deaths and Disability Due to Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke
Are you getting worried about the increased number of people dying every year as a result of cardiovascular diseases and stroke? Are you aware that heart disease is the number one killer of men and women? It is shocking for you to know that for every four deaths, one is caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke in America? Cardiovascular disease and stroke account for more than half of deaths in 2009 (In Sheeler, 2013 pg.5). Among the various types of heart diseases, coronary heart disease is the biggest killer………..
As a result of women having a longer life expectancy, there is a lifetime risk of stroke deaths in women; the other contributing factor is the fact that strokes increase with increased age. The statistics of stroke death will scare you each year, more than 140,000 people in the United States die of stroke, which accounts…………..
So how do we control and reduce the power of these killers? It is important to understand that there are things that people can do to curb the menace of this disease. However, it is also important to point out that some of the causes are technically beyond our control. In such cases, it is paramount to be able to detect the red flags of these killers early enough to take corrective actions. The chances of survival are higher if people can detect this………..
How do the victims of this killer disease feel when they know that something could have been done to prevent the awful end of their loved ones? For most people, heart diseases and stroke can be printed through a change in lifestyles and behavior. The fact that we can control the levels of cholesterol, blood pressure and other factors contributing to these killer diseases means that we can control them (Taylor, 2007 pg.76). Can you imagine being rewarded by good health because of practicing healthy eating habit………….