Coronary Heart Disease

HYPERTENSION
HYPERTENSION
HYPERTENSION ************************************************************** Blood pressure Blood pressure is the force with which your heart pumps blood through the body. Occasional increases in blood pressure levels are not unusual. Hypertension Hypertension is high blood pressure. When heart beats (contracts and relaxes) it pumps out a certain volume of blood. The maximum arterial pressure, measured in mm Hg, determines the systolic reading and the lowest reading of this pressure is called t
Coronary Heart disease
Coronary Heart disease
Coronary Heart disease Coronary Heart Disease Coronary heart disease is one of the vast killer diseases in many countries, (up to 500,000 Americans die every year from coronary heart disease). It is a chronic illness involving the narrowing of the arteries and vessels that supply the heart with oxygen and glucose. As a result of insufficient amounts of oxygen reaching the heart, associated health risks such as chest pains known as Angina and heart attack can be produced. One of the major causes
Danger Of Second-Hand Smoke
Danger Of Second-Hand Smoke
Danger Of Second-Hand Smoke EGL102-51 July 7, 2015 Persuasive Emotional Essay Danger Of Second-Hand Smoke Cigarette causes the death of thousands of people every year in the World. “Second-hand smoke causes almost 50,000 deaths in adult nonsmokers in the United States each year, including approximately 3,400 from lung cancer and between 22,700 and 69,600 from heart disease.” (American Lung Association). Some people make the wrong choices to smoke while others peoples are the victims. Although sm
Alterations in Renal Function quiz
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Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Artery Disease Student's Name University affiliation Course Instructor Date Coronary Artery Disease Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is the most common of the known heart diseases. This disease develops when the arteries that supply the heart with blood, nutrients and oxygen are damaged. Coronary Artery Disease is characterized with hardened and narrowed blood vessels as result of the buildup of cholesterol and other materials known as plague in the arterial walls (Wessel, 2004). Plague a