Heart disease

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  • Fitness Essay

    and apply this into my daily life. My results of my Hip-To-Waist Ratio, was 0.86. Now this I was not expecting. My results indicate that I am at high risk for probable health risks, such as obesity, diabetes, coronary heart disease and high blood pressure. However I know in my heart that I would never allow myself to gain that much weight. The modifications I can make for my health regarding getting a healthier Waist-To-Hip Ratio, would to take better care and reduce my weight to a healthier…

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  • Silent Killer Essay

    silent killer in this case; heart disease is. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) “About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year” (CDC, n.d.). Out of all of those cases, about forty seven percent of deaths occurred outside of the hospital. This suggested that most people either did not know or did not act on the early warning signs of heart disease. As a result of this data, the CDC surveyed the general public about heart disease in 2005. To their…

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  • Myocardial Infarction: A Case Study

    Heart attack is medically known as myocardial infarction (MI) and normally happens when the heart muscle is starved of oxygen-rich blood, causing damage to the heart muscle (British heart Foundation, 2014). According to NICE guidelines (2014) heart attacks are mostly caused by coronary heart disease (CHD). CHD is when coronary arteries that supply the heart muscle with oxygen-rich blood become narrowed by a gradual build-up of fatty material within their walls. Heart attack is known to be common…

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  • Cardio System Research Paper

    system in the human body. The Cardio system is comprised of the heart which keeps the human species alive. The cardio system is not only comprised of the heart but blood vessels, and arteries which transport blood throughout the human body. Frequently, women and men experience problems with the cardio system, although throughout history the focus has been on men and cardio diseases; research proves that women are now dyeing of heart disease. In this discussion, I will discuss how there is a…

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  • Dominican Health Issues

    Heart disease also known as Cardiovascular ailment is a popular issue among immigrants of the Dominican population in New York City. There are several other health issues, which are in the family of Heart Disease such as Coronary Artery Disease, High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), Cardiac Arrest, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, and Stroke, and there are lots of others but these are the most common. The most prevalent Dominican dish is usually eaten during breakfast and consist of “mangu,"…

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  • Personal Narrative: Make A Quilted Throw Pillow

    Quilted Throw Pillow for Your Valentine I’ve been having fun with the Valentine theme this month, as I suppose you are already aware if you’ve been following the projects available on the blog! I adore red and pink, cupids and hearts, chocolate candies and pretty, heart-shaped sprinkles. I also love quilting! I thought a quilted throw pillow would be another wonderful idea for Valentine’s Day. You can make one as a gift for your sweetie, or just keep it and enjoy it for yourself. This pillow…

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  • Most Dangerous Food In The World Essay

    scare you, but today I will be informing you on how too much of these certain types of foods can cause heart disease. A heart disease generally refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or stroke. A buildup of fatty plaque in the arteries can cause heart diseases. So the top things I researched that can cause heart disease is salt, frozen meals, fried food and even breakfast. I will be explaining how all of these…

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  • Causes Of Heart Attacks

    countries is a heart attack. It growing in recent years, and it creeps toward young people. Whereas, from several years ago we have watched a heart attack infect people in the sixties and seventies, it is now infecting people in the twenties. Also in all age groups, men are more at risk of heart attack than women, but if women reached menopause, they may be equal with men in incidence because estrogen has been the protector of the heart, and it will be cut off after menopause. A heart attack can…

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  • Heart Murmur Essay

    Heart Murmurs and its Effect on the Body System Unusual or abnormal sounds that are heard during a heartbeat are referred to as heart murmurs. Murmurs can range from very faint to very loud and sometimes sound like a whooshing or a swishing noise. Although heart murmurs can be present at time of birth they can also be developed later in life as well. Heart murmurs are not diseases but can indicate an underlying heart problem. Normal heart beats usually make a “lub-dub” type of sound which…

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  • Cause Of Heart Attack Essay

    THE CAUSES OF HEART ATTACK The onset of heart attack is a result of a portion of cardiac muscle having necrosis, which is caused by an obstruction of a coronary artery through artherosclerosis, a thrombus or spasm. Heart attack often occurs when the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of the heart muscle becomes blocked which is mostly a result of coronary heart disease (NIH, 2012). According to National Institutes (NIH), Coronary heart disease is a condition that is as a result of a waxy…

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