Heart disease

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  • Factors Affecting Coronary Heart Disease

    The heart is a vital organ that controls blood flow to the entire body. Without the heart muscles, organs and all other body parts would die. The life choices a person makes can affect the health of their heart. For example, smoking, bad diet, sedentary lifestyle, and other choices can damage the heart in the long run. As a medical student this is an important topic of interest because it is found that, "Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and the cost to combat it…

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  • Essay On Coronary Heart Disease

    oronary heart disease (CHD) is also known for having alternative names such as coronary artery disease (CAD) and Arteriosclerotic heart disease. It is a condition wherein the plaque starts building up inside the coronary arteries which supply the heart muscle with blood and oxygen. The process of plaque building up is called atherosclerosis. This plaque is made up of calcium, fat, cholesterol and other substances that are usually found in the blood. The plaque narrows down the arteries and…

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  • Explain The Signs And Early Detection Of Heart Disease

    signs and early detection of heart disease. (Mr. Ronald Stokes, whom this scholarship is in memory of, passed away from heart disease). Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. In 2009, there were more men dying of heart disease than women according to the CDC. In the United States, every year there is an expected 1 in every 4 deaths due to heart disease. This disease is so severe and critical that every 43 seconds someone will have a heart attack; and someone dies…

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  • Coronary Heart Disease: A Case Study

    With coronary artery disease, involves health professionals that are essential in taking care of these patients. The role of the health professional or professionals is to treat the disease, and also to have the treatment plan managed. Health professionals for CAD are a primary care physician, cardiologist, nurse educator, a cardiac rehabilitation team, a mental health professional, and a dietitian. Each of their roles differ depending on how complicated the disease becomes. A primary care…

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  • Research: How Stress Decreases The Risk Of Heart Disease

    RESEARCH DEMYSTIFIES HOW STRESS INCREASES THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE AND STROKE Topic: Research demystifies how stress increases the risk of heart disease and stroke Purpose: To find out if there is a connection between stress and cardiovascular disease. Hypothesis: The author’s hypothesis is that since previous studies has concluded that there is a link between stress and higher activity in the bone marrow and arteries in animals, the same could apply to humans. The author…

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  • First Off Heart Disease Research Paper

    First off heart disease is a cardiovascular disease that occurs in the human heart. There are numerous types of heart diseases. These diseases range from coronary artery disease, which is the damage or disease of the heart's major blood vessels. High blood pressure, is a condition in which the force of blood against the artery wall is too high. Cardiac arrest, is when a patient has a sudden or unexpected loss of heart function, breathing, and consciousness. Congestive heart failure, is the…

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  • Coronary Heart Disease Case Study

    1.What are the risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) that Bill can change? The risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) that Bill can change is that he should stop smoking a pack of cigarettes per day, cut down on the snacks/junk food and be more physically active. For example, he should stop drinking six to eight coffee a day and maybe just drink two. Also, he should cut down on the ice cream, buttered popcorn, and salted peanuts. Switch them out for fruits/vegetables instead, like…

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  • In The Heart Disease Conundrum

    claim to better individuals life and spare them from a wide range of diseases brought on by the same eating regimen they are fleeing from. Disease such as diabetes, obesity, cancer and heart disease are constantly on the rise due to our diet, with the rise of such disease, weight loss industry are also on the rise and due to modern medicine we have been able to surpass our ancestor life span. How do we stop all these metabolic diseases that our body is not yet accustomed to and help increase…

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  • Ischemic Heart Disease

    Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, especially among wealthier or more developed countries. Between 1990 and 2013 in Turkey, it has replaced communicable diseases such as lower respiratory infections and neonatal preterm births as the leading cause of premature death; approximately 16% of all deaths in the country in 2014 were caused by ischemic heart…

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  • Pulmonary Disease: The Cause Of Heart Disease

    Heart disease is any disorder of the heart, it is just used as a general term relating to heart problems. There are a variety of diseases like Arrhythmia , Angina, heart failure,cardiac disease, myocardial infarction and many more. For all of these lethal problems there are a variety of causes in which the patient obtained or had. Even though all of these problems can be avoided or suppressed and even cured just by meditating. Its even might be better than taking antibiotic pills that a doctor…

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