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aorta
aorta
artery
arteria
heart
corazon
jugular vein
vena yugular
spleen
bazo
vein
vena
arterial pressure
presion arterial/blood pressure
120/80
systolic
test Q
sistolica-heart is pumping out
120 above
diastolic
test Q
diastolica-resting
80 lower
heart attack
ataque de corazon
inferior vena cava
vena cava nferior- vein that return blood to heart from lower extremities
artery
arteria-send OXYGENATED BLOOD out of heart
vein
test question
vena-return blood to heart
aorta
test question
aorta-largest artery in the heart that pumps OXYGENATED BLOOD.
pulse
pulso-The pulse is the number of heartbeats per minute.
palpitations
palpitaciones-abnormal awareness of the beating of the heart-too fast
brain hemorage
derame celebral-bleeding in the skull
hypo tension
hipotension-low blood pressure caused by stress
pace maker
marco pazo- inserted to regulate the heart beat-can be damaged when you travel
heart failure
fallo cardiaco- heart is not beating normally-can have too much fluid in the body
electrolytes
controls the beating of your heart..
potasium-enters
calcio
sodium-goes out
low electrolites causes fainting/low heart rate
coronary heart attack
enfernedad coronaria-
healthy artery has flexibility
hard artery hardens Coronary artery disease (CAD), also called coronary heart disease, is a condition in which plaque (plak) builds up inside the coronary arteries. These arteries supply your heart muscle with oxygen-rich blood.

Plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol (ko-LES-ter-ol), calcium, and other substances found in the blood. When plaque builds up in the arteries, the condition is called atherosclerosis (ATH-er-o-skler-O-sis).
artherosclerosis
arteriosclerosis
catherization
caterismo
Plaque*****
Placas- is made up of fat, cholesterol calcium, and other substances found in the blood. When plaque builds up in the arteries, the condition is called atherosclerosis (Smokers)*******
stroke
derame cerebral
EKG
electrocardiograma
hypercholesterolemia
hipercholesteroldemia-high cholesterol-normal is 200
high for women is 240
high for men is 250
cholesterol
cholesterol- ldl-bad
hdl-good