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cholesterol

Too much _____ in the diet can cause the build up of fatty deposits on artery walls.

Coronary

When arteries that supply heart muscle with blood are
narrowed or blicked it's
___________ heart disease.

blood pressure

Amount of force the blood
exerts on the walls of
the arteries

Oxygen

Blood is rich in _______

hypertension

Another name for high
blood pressure

heart attack

Occurs when the flow of blood that supplied the heart is cut off or reduced

nitroglycerine

A medicine that can relieve
angina

Oxygen

Blood is rich in _______

1/2

Heart and blood vessel ailments are a direct cause of over ___ the deaths in the
U.S.

Muscle

The heart is a __________
(Bone? Muscle?)

angina

Temporary chest pain casued from lack of oxygen to the heart muscle.

left

The ______ side of your heart receives blood full of
oxygen from the lungs

atherosclerosis

____________ is responsible for angina and heart attacks.

TO the heart

A vein carries blood ____
(direction)

fatty tissue

Atherosclerosis is caused by a bulid up of ________ ______ on the inside of arteries.

murmur

An unusual sound produced by blood passing thorugh the valves and chambers of the heart.

congenital

A _________ heart disease is the failure of the heart to form normally before birth.

Away from the heart

An artery carries blood
(which direction?)

stroke
Blood supply blocked to the brain can cause _________