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    Heart Disease No one can live without the heart because the heart is an important muscle, which pumps blood to the entire body. The heart is located in the chest and the size if it around the human fist. Everyone has to prevent his/her, heart because many people facing health problems, such as heart diseases. It is a group of conditions that affect the structure and the functions of the heart. Heart disease could affect anyone children, men, women, and even adult. There are different types of heart disease, which are coronary artery disease (CAD), congenital heart disease (CHD), heart attack, and rheumatic heart disease. But no matter how different types of heart disease are but they still damage the human heart. For health coronary, the muscle…

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    Coronary artery disease (CAD) results when our body’s coronary arteries become damaged. Our coronary arteries are important because “they supply our heart with blood, oxygen, and nutrients” (Coronary artery disease, 2014). Our arteries typically get damaged because of plaque and inflammation developing inside them. “The buildup of plaque causes our arteries to become narrower and that decreases our blood flow to our heart” (Coronary artery disease, 2014). This decreased blood flow can cause…

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    Coronary Artery disease is a cardiovascular disease that develops from excessive plaque buildup in the arteries, which obstruct blood flow and increase the risk for heart attack and stroke. This disease can be heredity but may also develop as one gets older. The numbers of deaths reported yearly from this disease are quite high. There are many obvious symptoms and risk factors associated with this disease that one should never ignore. There are numerous amounts of measures one may take in order…

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    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a narrowing of the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. While the symptoms and signs of coronary artery disease are noted in the advanced state of disease, most individuals with coronary artery disease show no evidence of disease for decades as the disease progresses before the first onset of symptoms, often a "sudden" heart attack, finally arises (Gaziano et al.,…

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    My heart disease essay is about Coronary artery disease. Coronary heart disease is a disease in a waxy substance called plaque which builds up inside the coronary arteries. The arteries supply oxygen and rich blood to your heart muscle. When plaque builds up in the arteries, the condition is atherosclerosis and the buildup occurs over many years. Coronary heart disease is also a narrowing of the small blood vessels. Coronary artery disease can’t be cured, but treatment may help the disease.…

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    Coronary artery disease continues to maintain its status as the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. It is a high priority of clinicians not only to manage the acute symptoms of coronary artery disease, but also to prevent future major adverse cardiac events, such as acute myocardial infarction and cardiac death. Percutaneous coronary intervention is a nonsurgical procedure to treat atherosclerosis within the heart’s vessels (cite). Percutaneous coronary intervention, a…

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    1. The epidemiology and pathophysiology of coronary artery disease The term cardiovascular disease covers a heterogeneous group of clinical syndromes that affects the heart and the circulatory system. Coronary artery disease (or ischemic heart disease) accounts for the greatest portion of cardiovascular diseases, and alone caused 8.2 million deaths globally in 2013 [1, 2], therefore it is the major cause of death worldwide. It remains responsible for about 30-35% of all deaths in individuals…

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    This presentation will summarize what Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is, so the patient and family will have a better understanding of the disease. Coronary Artery Disease is thought to “begin in early childhood and is evident in the teenage years” (http://www.heart.org/). The plaque keeps building up each year and stays with a person for life. As a person ages the risks of coronary artery disease becomes higher with the type of lifestyle a person chooses. “The leading causes of CAD are “high…

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    The factors playing a major role in deciding the rate of risk of suffering from a cardiovascular or heart disease are age, gender, diet, physical activity, alcohol and tobacco consumption, genetic factors, pre-existing diseases and geographical location. Most heart diseases affects older adults. In fact with every decade, the chances of getting a heart disease increases threefold. Gender wise, men are more prone to develop a cardiovascular or heart disease than women. Of all the deaths caused by…

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    Pathophysiology behind Coronary Artery Disease Coronary artery disease also known as CAD is a condition where there is a build up on the inside lining of the artery usually composed of cholesterol or plaques. This can cause the narrowing of the coronary artery lumen, which can then reduce the volume of blood that pass through them. The lack of poor blood flow can lead to myocardial ischemia, which is a lack of blood flow to the heart and it can lead to heart tissue death. Another condition…

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