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Heart disease, also called cardiovascular (say: kar-dee-oh-VAS-kyoo-lur) disease, mainly affects older people and means that there are problems with the heart and blood vessels. This blockage leads to a brief, sudden change in brain function, such as temporary numbness or weakness on one side of the body. SCORE chart: 10-year risk of fatal cardiovascular disease (CVD) in countries at high CVD risk based on the following risk factors: age, sex, smoking, systolic blood pressure, and total cholesterol.

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