Strep throat is a common childhood illness. It is caused a bacterial infection that inflames tissues in the throat area, causing your child to have pain when swallowing. Even though strep is common, you should take this illness seriously and seek medical treatment if your child has a high fever and complains of a sore throat. Strep infections can have serious complications that affect your child's health for the rest of their life.
There are many forms of cardiovascular disease (CVD), such as congestive heart failure, stroke, and heart attack. If you have been diagnosed with some form of CVD, there are changes you can implement now to possibly prevent exacerbation of CVD, such as:
Find Healthy Coping Mechanisms
Not only can day-to-day stress and unhealthy coping strategies increase your risk for CVD, but your recent diagnosis may only make matters worse. One of the first steps you should take is finding a good support network.