Cardiovascular diseases

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Cardiovascular Disease Goals

    Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death. In addition to being the leading causes of death, they result in serious illness and disability, decreased quality of life, and increased health care costs. Along with other cardiovascular diseases, they are among the most widespread and costly health problems facing the modern world, but they are also among the most preventable. My goal is to improve cardiovascular health and…

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  • Cardiovascular Disease Analysis

    Preventing non-communicable diseases, including cardiovascular disease (CVD), is a public health priority that has currently dominated both global [1] and African regional health policy [2]. This as a result of the growing evidence that shows that stroke and ischaemic heart disease are responsible for 20% of premature mortality globally [3]. In addition, stroke is the highest cause of disability. In Africa, the reasons for the increase in CVD are varied. They include urbanization and…

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  • Causes Of Cardiovascular Disease

    Cardiovascular disease, also known as CVD, is a killer that does not discriminate and affects people around the globe. “CVD is the most common cause of death worldwide, with 30% of all deaths attributed to the disease (World Health Organization (WHO) 2013” (Walker, 2013). Cardiovascular disease has a vast array of issues related to it as well as many risk factors; nevertheless, with positive behavioral changes many of these risk factors can be reduced, thus creating physiological changes. The…

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