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What is pulmonary circulation?
Pumping of oxygen-poor blood to the lungs and oxygen-rich blood back to the heart by the right side of the heart.
What is systemic circulation?
Pumping of oxygen-rich blood to the body and oxygen-poor blood back to the heart by the left side of the heart.
What are the 6 major controllable risk factors for heart disease?
*High Cholesterol
*Hypertension
*Tobacco Use
*Physical Inactivity
*Obesity
*Diabetes
What are 3 contributing risk factors for heart disease?
*High triglyceride levels
*High alcohol intake
*Psychosocial factors
What specifically are the psychosocial factors that contribute to heart disease?
*Anger/Hostile
*Stress
*Low socioeconomic status.
*Depression
*Lack of social support.
What are the 5 possible risk factors for heart disease?
*High Levels of Lipoprotein (a)
*Homocysteine
*Metabolic Syndrome
*High Inflammatory Markers
*Exposure to Infection