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fiber
fat
calcium
antioxident vitamins
diabetes
heart disease
osteoporis
cancer
Other lifestyle factors that influence disease development
Physical inactivity
Overweight
Tobacco use
Alcohol and Drug
Irresponsible sexual behavior
hypertension
higher than normal blood pressure. Hypertension that develops w/out an identifable cause is known as primary hypertension; hypertension that is caused by a specific disorder such as kidney disease is known as secondary hypertension.
Synergistic
Multiple factors operating together in such a way that their combines effects are greater than the sum of their indiv. effect.
thrombosis
the formation of a blood clot, may obstruct a blood vessel, causing gradual death
Coronary heart disease
The damage that occurs when the blood vessels carrying blood to the heart becomes narrow and occluded
stoke


cerebro
vascular
an event in which the blood flow to a part of the brain is cut off
brain
blood vessels
atherosclerosis
a condition characterized by plagues along the inner walls of the arteries
myo
cardial
infarct
muscle
heart
tissue death
Fibrous plagues
mounds of lipid material, mixed with smooth muscle cells & calcium, that develop in the artery walls in atherosclerosis. Plague that is associated with atherosclerosis is known as athermatous plague
Heart attack
sudden tissue death caused by blockages of vessels that feed the heart muscle; called myocardial infraction or cardiac arrest.
Cardiovascular disease
a general term for all diseases of the heart of the heart and blood vessels.
embolism
the obstruction of a blood vessel be an embolus, or traveling clot, causing sudden tissue death
Angina
a painful feeling of tightness or pressure in and around the heart, often radiating to the back, neck, and arms; caused by a lack of oxygen to an area of heart mucsle
4 causes of death, related to diet
Heart disease
Cancers
Strokes
diabetes