Heart Disease

Circulatory System

  • 1 of 11 organ systems in human body.
  • Major connections with digestive, respiratory, excritory and immune systems.
  • Transports food, oxygen, waste and police.

Cardiovascular Disease (#1 cause of death)

  • Heart Disease
  • Stroke
  • Erectile Disfunction (Vaginal Disfunction?)
  • Hearing Loss, Balance
  • Vision Loss
  • Lower Back Pain, Degnerative Discs
  • Leg Pain (claudication)
  • Gum Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Kidney Failure
  • Bowel Failure (ischemia and infarcation)
  • Gangrene

Not just heart disease. Loss of blood flow can affect every system and organ. Often, the smallest blood vessels suffer first.


  • High blood pressure
  • High blood fat (cholesterol)


  • Animal Foods

Cure and Prevention

  • Eat plant foods, close to nature, and avoid animal foods.


  • Caused by genetics.
  • Cured by statins and surgery.
  • Affects seniors.

Autopsy studies from accidents and war deaths show cardiovascular disease already progressing in teenagers and soldiers.


  • Populations (epidemiology)
  • Clinics (intervention)
  • Mechanisms (lab)

Resources (My Trusted Sources)

PCRM Health Topics

  • Includes News and 21 Day Kickstart action.

McDougall Common Health Problems (Recommendations)

  • Has general recommendations specific to heart disease.
  • References McDougall Medicine (1986) and McDougall Program for a Healthy Heart (1996)

McDougall Hot Topics (Index)

  • An index of links to articles specific to heart disease.