Health and Wellness tips for your work, home and lifeâbrought to you by Trinity Health Center
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States.
Did you know that one person dies every 36 seconds in the United States from cardiovascular disease?
Additionally, heart disease costs the United States about $219 billion each year from 2014 to 2015. This includes the cost of health care services, medicines, and lost productivity due to death.
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Health and Wellness tips for your work, home and life—brought to you by Trinity Health Center
Heart disease is a common term for coronary artery disease. It is the number one cause of death in both men and women over the age of 60 in the United States.
Heart disease is caused by atherosclerosis—a buildup of plaque in the inner walls of the arteries—which narrows, slows or blocks the flow of blood to the heart.
Controllable risk factors for heart disease include the following:
The symptoms you experience depend on the type and severity of your heart condition. Common signs and symptoms of heart disease include the following:
Call your doctor if you begin to have new symptoms or if they become more frequent or severe.
The goals of treatment for heart disease are to relieve symptoms, control or reduce risk factors, stop or slow further damage to the arteries, and prevent and treat cardiac events. Treatment includes several options:
Self-care and Prevention
In an effort to share the faces behind our organization, we're shining a spotlight on our Planning Team, Volunteers, and Board Members who have worked tirelessly to get Trinity Health Center open to provide health and healing to the working uninsured and underinsured neighbors in DeSoto County.
This week, we're thrilled to spotlight the our Board Member and Senior Pastor at New Fellowship MB Church, Pastor Andrew Miller.
Why did you become involved with Trinity Health Center?
To help provide healthcare services for those who fall in between and cannot afford the total cost of healthcare.
What excites you most about Trinity Health Center's mission and purpose?
Trinity Health Center is Christ centered and no action is taken without first praying about it. And I believe that each member has a heart for this ministry.
What are some of your favorite places in our County to enjoy a healthy lifestyle?
The local parks and tracks in the City of Hernando.
What is your favorite quote or bible verse?
Philippians 4:13 (Amplified Bible) I can do all thing (which He has called me to do) through Him who strengthens and empower me (to fulfill His purpose I am ready for anything and equal to anything through Him who infuses me with inner strength and confident peace