Cardiovascular disease

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  • Cardiovascular Disease Intervention

    Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is a condition involving the heart and blood vessels, which could systemic down the path to an array of aggregate cardiovascular complications. The array of complications are a result from plaque build up in the arteries from saturated fats and no exercise to eliminate unused fats, or blood clot formations from damaged or blocked arteries or vessels (What is Cardiovascular Disease?" 2014). It is one of the leading causes of death for adults, but for Hispanic women it is the same leading casue of death as cancer ("Heart Disease Facts," 2015). Hispanic women between ages 50-65, have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease as marked with race or ethnicity biology characteristics. The biology characteristics:…

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  • Cardiovascular Disease Research Papers

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the preeminent cause of death for both males and females in the United States (US).1 Approximately 610,000 people in the US die of CVD each year, which constitutes 1 out of every 4 deaths. Furthermore, 1 in 3 individuals, or approximately 80 million adult Americans have CVD. In 2011, the projected direct costs from health expenditures and indirect costs from lost productivity for CVD and stroke, which is a long-term complication of cardiovascular disorders, were…

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  • Case Study Of Cardiovascular Disease In Tehran University Students

    Rahmati-Najarkolaei, Sedigheh Sadat Tavafian, Mohammed Gholami Fesharaki and Mohammed Reza Jafari studied factors predicting nutrition and physical activity behaviors with the concern of cardiovascular disease in Tehran University students. This explanatory application study aims to identify the important predictors of nutrition and physical activity in relation to cardiovascular disease in students of Tehran University. (Rahmati-Najarkolaei, Tavafian, Fesharaki, & Jafari 2014). Participants,…

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  • Impact Of Pharmacist Care In The Management Of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: Article Review

    In the article “Impact of pharmacist care in the management of cardiovascular disease risk factors: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials,” Santschi, Chiolero, Burnand, Colosimo, and Paradis introduced the article stating that “cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in adults worldwide and it accounts for approximately one-third of mortality in Canada and in the United States” (p. 1441). In the article “Improving Blood Pressure Control Through…

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  • Cardiovascular Disease

    The first slides of the tutorial describes what is cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is an illness in the blood vessels or the heart. The presentation had a brief part of the cardiovascular system.The cardiovascular system consists of the heart and blood vessels such as, arteries, veins and capillaries. The cardiovascular system is responsible for transporting oxygen, nutrients, hormones, and cellular waste products throughout the body. The cardiovascular system is powered by the…

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  • Cardiovascular Disease Essay

    Cardiovascular disease is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases and the leading cause of death in the United States. Every year about 1 million Americans die due to cardiovascular related problems, which is about 42% of total death per year. Cardiovascular disease is the disease of heart and vascular system of the human body that includes narrowing down or blocking of blood vessels (arteries, veins and capillaries) that can lead to range of diseases such as coronary artery disease,…

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  • What Is Cardiovascular Disease?

    What is Cardiovascular Disease? (Heart & Blood Vessels) A heart and blood vessel disease (heart disease) is multiple problems within the heart one major one is called atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a heart condition caused by a substance called plaque that build up on the walls of the heart arteries. This plaque buildup can narrow the hearts arteries making it harder for blood to flow through. When this problem starts to happen it can cause clotting which is able to stop blood flow and…

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  • Cardiac Disease: The Cause Of Cardiovascular Disease

    principally cardiac disease, vascular diseases of the brain and kidney, and peripheral arterial disease. The causes of cardiovascular disease are diverse but atherosclerosis and/or hypertension are the most common. In addition, with aging come a number of physiological and morphological changes that alter cardiovascular function and lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease, even in healthy asymptomatic individuals. Heart attacks and strokes are usually acute events and are mainly caused…

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  • Cardiomyopathy: Cardiovascular Disease

    Cardiomyopathy is a type of cardiovascular disease that is usually asymptomatic. It is a general term used to describe a diverse group of diseases that affects the heart muscles. For most people with cardiomyopathy, their hearts don't function normally because their heart muscles have become either enlarged, abnormally thick, abnormally rigid, or unable to transmit electrical impulses in a normal fashion. Because cardiomyopathy is a general term, there are different types. Some of the major…

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  • Cardiovascular Disease And Heart Disease Analysis

    In the United States and in most industrialized countries, most adults die from heart disease (Health in the Later Years, 2013). According to the American Heart Association (2013) an estimated 83.6 million American adults have 1 or more types of CVD, and of those 42.2 million are estimated to be age sixty and up. Heart disease affects people of all ages, however it is most prominent in adults age sixty-five and up. Cardiovascular disease and heart disease are terms that cover an array of…

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