Cardiovascular diseases are the first and foremost prominent causes of death in not only the United States but the world at large. In 2015 alone, 17.7 million people died from cardiovascular-related illnesses, complications, and diseases. An additional 70 million Americans suffer from cardiovascular diseases to some extent. Of these deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases, a large percentage are due to coronary heart disease, or coronary artery disease brought about by poor diets, obesity, and … Continue reading Echocardiograms