Coronary heart disease, called CHD, can cause a number of problems with your heart that can be life threatening. The three most important ones to know about are the following:
- heart attack
- sudden cardiac death, or SCD
Not everyone who has CHD will have these problems. But everyone who has CHD is at risk for them. It is key that you know about what these are and how to control your risk factors for CHD. Your efforts make you better able to deal with these serious threats.