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...cardiovascular disease, especially in American culture. According to trends and medical statistical data, every twenty five seconds, an American will suffer from a heart related medical condition and around every minute, an American... ?Introduction Medical science has evolved to the point where there are many diseases and illnesses that can be treated or at least can be managed through the use of different medications. Some of these diseases are genetically based and there is no control over the progression of the disease. Others are caused by external factors such as lifestyle and the environment. One of these diseases that have become a popular topic in the field of medicine and health care is...
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...Cardiovascular Diseases due: Cardiovascular diseases are disorders associated with the heart and the arterial circulation supplying the peripheral tissues, heart, and the brain. Examples of these diseases include ischemic stroke, heart failure, Arrhythmia, stroke, heart attack. Cardiovascular diseases have led to many deaths especially in the industrial society in the 20th century (Labarthe, 2011). There are various risks associated with the development of cardiovascular diseases. Some are controllable while others are not. The uncontrollable include; family history, ethnicity and age. The controllable include; physical...
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...Cardiovascular Disease The term 'Cardiovascular Disease' has evolved over the years to subsume a wide array of meanings, ranging from the common definition to what it technically denotes. Commonly, Cardiovascular disease refers to the class of diseases that involve the heart and/or blood vessels (arteries and veins). However, technically, in medical language, it could be used to refer to any disease that affects the cardiovascular system as a whole, it is usually used to refer to those related to atherosclerosis (arterial disease), coronary heart diseases etc. These conditions have similar causes, mechanisms, and treatments (Kannel, 1997). According to Kantrowitz and Wingert (2006), a few... PAPER I...
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Cardiovascular disease
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...CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE al Affiliation) Cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular disease according to epidemiology referenceis a disease that is associated to the heart and also circulation in the blood vessels. The disease includes instances of stroke, coronary heart disease, peripheral arterial disease and aortic disease. Stroke is a condition that occurs when the supply of blood to some parts of the brain is cut off. The brain needs continuous supply of oxygen like the other parts of the body (Braunwald, 2007). When restriction of oxygen occurs in the vessels, the cells starts to die. Peripheral arterial disease occurs when there is a...
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Cardiovascular Diseases
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...cardiovascular risk factors in the form of diabetes, obesity, dyslipidaemia and hypertension are often considered as the metabolic syndrome. It is reported that almost 29 percent of global deaths occurring is from the Cardio vascular diseases with majority of causalities being reported from the low and middle income countries (WHO, ). It is also predicted that the heart ailments and stroke would be the major causes of death and disability that would result in more than 24 million fatalities in an year by 2030 (WHO, 2004). The proportion of the deaths reported from United States due to Coronary vascular disease is also 30 and this is reported maximum for the age groups... Introduction The incidence of...
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Cardiovascular Diseases
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...Cardiovascular Diseases Cardiovascular diseases are a collection of diseases affecting the circulatory system which include the heart and the blood vessels – arteries and veins. These diseases may be present at birth (congenital) or may arise in early or adult life. Some of the diseases include; coronary artery disease, periocarditis, arrhythmias, atherosclerosis and congenital heart disease. There has been a steady increase in the incidence and prevalence of cardiovascular diseases both in the developed and developing countries. This has been attributed by various literature sources to the lifestyle changes among the populations as well as diet and genetic factors Treatment... ? Human anatomy   Topic: ...
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...Cardiovascular Disease: Causes and Controls of the Chronic Illness Cardiovascular disease is a of disease ofcritical importance not only to medical practitioners but to patients and candidate patients as well. According to the World Health Organization, “Cardiovascular diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in the world. Although a large proportion of cardiovascular disease is preventable, they continue to rise mainly because preventive measures are inadequate.” In 2008, a total of 17.3 million people have died from cardiovascular disease while 80% of these deaths were observed in low and middle-income countries. It is estimated that around 23.6 million people will die... ...
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...Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) includes dysfunctional conditions... Cardio vascular disease has been defined as "impairment of heart function due to inadequate blood flow to the heart compared to its needs, caused by obstructive changes in the coronary circulation to the heart". It is the cause of 20 to 30 percent of deaths in most industrialized countries. The WHO has drawn attention to the fact that CVD or coronary artery disease is our "modern epidemic". The disease has many manifestations - angina pectoris of effort, myocardial infarction, irregularities of the heart, cardiac failure and even sudden death. Rheumatic heart disease and cardiomyopathy are potential sources of diagnostic confusion....
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Cardiovascular Physiology
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...Cardiovascular Physiology Increased Cardiac Contractility: Introduction of ionotropic agents such as digitalis increase contractility of the heart and, therefore, cause increase in the cardiac output. Due to this effect, the intersection point between cardiac output and venous return curve in ‘figure 5’ shift higher up. (Costanzo, 2010). Keeping this new change in mind, it can be presented on the graphical solver as shown below. Fig: 7. Effect of different variables on graphical solution Increase Heart Rate: Increasing the heart rate also increases the cardiac output. This is because cardiac output is the total volume of blood ejected from the heart in systemic...
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Cardiovascular Rehabilitation
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...Cardiovascular Rehabilitation - A Proposal Executive Summary Cardiovascular disease is the greatest killer of our time. Conventional medical or surgical management can effectively reduce the risks associated with adverse events in relation to ischaemic heart disease. Research has shown that the process of atherosclerosis in the coronary arteries predispose to ischaemic events in a patient with risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Along with medical and surgical therapy directed towards anatomical or pathological correction of the culprit lesions, risk factor modification by way of rehabilitative exercise programmes... Health Promotion: Application of Academic Theories into Real World Situation of...
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Cardiovascular system
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...cardiovascular system to autoregulate to two different, stressful conditions Max test 2. Steady exercise at 65% maximum oxygen level). Explain in detail how the different cardiovascular components such as heart rate, systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, total pulmonary resistance, stroke volume and blood flow, respond to these stressful conditions. Explain in detail the physiological mechanisms responsible for the changes observed. The cardiovascular system has the capabilities to adapt to a number of external factors. An example of the cardiovascular system's ability to adapt is seen in response to a max test. This test measures... 1. Demonstrate the adaptability of the...
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Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Plan
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...Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Plan I am a 23 year old male and my height in inches is 70.87 and weight is 242Ibs. According to the health assessment parameters performed my Body mass index was calculated as 33.95 and waist circumference was 47, hip circumference 45 and waist to hip ratio was of 1.044. My blood pressure was recorded as 122/98. The waist to hip ratio and BMI reveals that I am overweight; however, my cholesterol levels are within normal ranges. Moreover, I do not suffer from high blood pressure issues and my blood glucose levels are also under normal ranges. Another worth mentioning aspect of my lifestyle would be that I habitually smoke. Although,...
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Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
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...Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (CVD) Introduction Cardiovascular disease or CVD are illnesses involving the cardiovascular system or the circulatory system, which includes blood vessels and the heart and transports blood throughout the body (Stanner, 2012). Principally, these diseases include peripheral arterial disease, vascular diseases of the kidney and brain, and cardiac diseases. Some examples of cardiac diseases, which involve the heart, are arrhythmia, heart attack, angina, dilated cardiomyopathy, and congenital heart disease, among others. Some of the vascular diseases, which involve blood...
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Improving your cardiovascular endurance
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...Cardiovascular Endurance al affiliation Introduction It is well known that cases of obesity have risen for the past two decades, and it is most common among the youth. Perhaps this relates to the decrease in capacity of aerobics among the population especially in the western countries. There is, however, a need to improve physical fitness so as to cut down the increasing cases of obesity. One way of reducing obesity and improving physical fitness is performing cardiovascular exercise. Cardiovascular exercise is effective in many ways; running, skating, swimming, and cycling. Discussion Studies reveal that a sedentary lifestyle contributes...
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Assessing the Cardiovascular System
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...Cardiovascular System Most individuals know about the strong connection between disease prevention and a healthy diet (Lee and Nieman, 259). However, did you realize that what you consume -- or do not consume – might lower or avert high blood pressure? Weight loss, if you are obese or overweight, is a safe, as well as effective way of lowering blood pressure, as well. By accepting a few simple dietary behaviors, including watching portion sizes and counting calories to boost weight loss, a person might be capable of lowering their blood pressure, which is a confirmed risk for heart disease (Ross 98). Losing weight might also aid in reducing medications required to regulate high blood... Assessing the...
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Heart and Cardiovascular Function
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...Cardiovascular Function Nearly of children are born with congenital heart defects. These are caused due to genetic and environmental factors and their complex interactions. The abnormality is usually an aberrantly developed embryonic tissue or developmental arrest of a cardiac structure or tissue at an embryonic or fetal stage. Sometimes, these are a part of the profile of syndromes such as Down’s, Turner’s or other trisomies (Lilly 369-384). Congenital heart diseases (CHD) can be classified in to cyanotic and acyanotic heart disease. In cyanotic heart disease there is mixing of the arterial oxygenated blood with desaturated venous blood. All cyanotic... of the of the Human anatomy 29 May Heart and...
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Assess Cardiovascular Fitness
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...Cardiovascular Fitness Introduction Some cardiovascular responses like heart rates are influenced differentially by physical exercise for even short time periods like 5-6 minutes. These time-dependent responses include decrease in stroke volume (SV) and associated decrease in pulmonary and mean arterial pressure and a concomitant increase heart rate (Coyle and Gonzales-Alonso, 2001). Some factors that influence these responses are availability of blood glucose and oxygen, increasing dehydration in some cases... www.academia-research.com Sumanta Sanyal d: 3/10/07 Laboratory Report: Applying the Step Test on 10 s to Assess...
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Cardiovascular safety of NSAIDa
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...Cardiovascular Safety of NSAIDs Introduction: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, frequently truncated to NSAIDs are also referred to as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents/analgesics (NSAIAs) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIMs). The term non-steroidal distinguishes these drugs from steroids, which among a wide range of other effects, have a similar eicosanoid-depressing, anti-inflammatory action. They are a class of drugs that provides anesthetic (painkilling) and antipyretic (fever-reducing) paraphernalia and when administered in higher doses, they cause anti-inflammatory effects. As analgesics, NSAIDs are strange in that they are non-narcotic and...
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Cardiovascular Disease: Case Study
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...Cardiovascular Disease: Case Study Introduction A 54-years of age man under nursing care follow-up has been diagnosed with a condition regarding cardiovascular disease (CVD). Reports illustrate how he portrayed an abnormal behavior as examined by the treadmill test. In addition, he is a victim of smoking and experiences difficulties due to diet with high-fat content. The conditions affecting normal body operation for the old man requires intervention to avert spiraling consequences and ensure a prolonged life. To begin with, the nurse ought to start by helping the patient feel at ease with the facility. Moreover, relevant tests to ascertain, the extent of...
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The cardiovascular system
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...Cardiovascular System The Cardiovascular System The human heart is a cone-shaped organ with the size of a clenched fistand is located in the chest area. The heart is found between the two human lungs with its apex facing downwards. The heart is sensitive and is a muscular organ with four chambers. The human heart is alienated into left and right sections by an interventricular septum. Both left and rights parts of the heart are further subdivided into lower and upper compartments called ventricles and atria, respectively. The heart is divided into two halves to enhance the two circulatory systems where the left side of the heart pumps blood to other parts...
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Cardiovascular Disease Essay
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...Cardiovascular diseases have been increasing in number throughout the years, primarily due to the poor lifestyle we lead of food choice and no exercise program to be followed. Other factors do have their effect too, such as hereditary factors and congenital causes. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2003 an estimation of 16.7 million people die each year from cardiovascular diseases. 1And it is percepted that by 2030 24 million people will suffer and eventually die as a consequence to this disease. 2 United Kingdom has registered one of the highest death rates in the world as registered by Poulter 20033. He claims this is due to the...
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Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease
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...Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Section The relationship between inflammation and cardiovascular disease. Inflammation is a major risk factor, which promotes the onset and development of cardiovascular disease (Verschuren et. al 863). An increased risk of cardiovascular disease is associated with systemic inflammation, for example, inflammation resulting from untreated infections such as periodontal disease (Berg and Scherer 941). It has been observed that patients with pre-existing inflammatory diseases have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, for instance, systemic inflammation causes atherosclerosis. Section 2: Anti-inflammatory and heart-healthy foods and nutrients. Garlic... Q1. Inflammation and...
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Nitroglycerin [NTG] Cardiovascular drug
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...Cardiovascular drug Intro: Nitroglyercin is a chemical compound, made by a process of nitrating glycerol. Unlike what it is most associated with, it can also be used as a medicine to treat heart conditions, chest pain, and other medical conditions. The production of Nitroglyercin is very dangerous, and the liquid is very unstable. Most production is done in very remote locations, or in offshore rigs. With such an explosive and dangerous chemical compound, it is a wonder that the energy and liquid can be used at all in medicine, let alone in various forms. This liquid is processed into many different medical forms, all able to be taken internally by humans as medicine. Even more... Nitroglycerin [NTG...
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Altered Hematology & Cardiovascular System
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...Cardiovascular System Case Study Ms. A. is an apparently healthy 26-year-old white woman. Since the beginning of the current golf season, Ms. A has noted increased shortness of breath and low levels of energy and enthusiasm. These symptoms seem worse during her menses. Today, while playing in a golf tournament at a high, mountainous course, she became light-headed and was taken by her golfing partner to the emergency clinic. The attending physician’s notes indicated a temp of 98 degrees F, an elevated heart rate and respiratory rate, and low blood pressure. Ms. A states, “Menorrhagia and dysmenorrheal have been a problem for 10-12 years, and I take 1,000 mg of aspirin every 3... Altered Hematology and...
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Physical activity and cardiovascular disease
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...Cardiovascular Disease Introduction – The magnitude of the problem Cardiovascular disease is a major health problem in the United States of America. It has remained the leading cause of death for almost 50 years. According to the data of the American Heart Association, deaths due to cardiovascular disease, specifically coronary heart disease have steadily risen in the twentieth century. (Lloyd-Jones, 2009) In 1900, coronary heart disease was believed to have caused 27,000 deaths. These numbers increased progressively to peak at a rate of 770,000 deaths in 1985. Since then, due to sustained campaigns by various association in increasing awareness of various health lifestyle... ?Physical Activity and...
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Cardiovascular system in our body
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...Cardiovascular system in our body Introduction Writings on the circulatory system can be traced back to the 16th century BCE, to records such as a primeval Egyptian medical papyrus, which recorded medication and prescriptions, which were spiritual and physical. The primordial Egyptians believed that air entered the body through the mouth before proceeding to the lungs and the heart. Cardiovascular system, as the name shows, is a combination of two words. The word cardio came from the heart and vascular from the vessels. Therefore, the system formed by the heart and vessels in our body is called the cardiovascular system. The system is also...
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Cardiovascular Fitness (Designing an Experiment)
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...Cardiovascular diseases have been associated to the increasing cases of obesity among children and adolescent as they approach adulthood (Olshanky and others 2005) cited in, (Rowland 2007). However, little attention has been focused towards establishing the effect of excessive body fat and its negative impact on cardiac fitness (Rowland, 2007). Due to excessive fats there are high risks of coronary artery conditions such as renal-vascular diseases, hypertension and stroke coupled to other non-circulatory disorders. Body fatness and aerobic fitness are intertwined and have been reported as potential risk factors towards the health outcome of an individual (Goran and others 2000). Among... Introduction...
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Cardiovascular Endurance and Spatial Orientation
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...Cardiovascular Endurance Cardiovascular endurance has come to refer to a high level of aerobic fitness, which is maintained by persistent activity. It is the heart and lung's ability to pump oxygen to working muscles allowing a person to accomplish even strenuous activity throughout the day without much fatigue. As noted: 'Nutrition and fitness guru Dr. Phillip Maffatone considers endurance to be "a steady state level of activity where one can develop and sustain relatively high speeds at a sub maximum effort over time; the ability to develop higher speeds while remaining predominately aerobic; increasing the percent fat burning and decreasing the dependence on carbohydrate utilization... What is...
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Research Proposal on Cardiovascular Research
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...Cardiovascular Research: Research Proposal Cardiac Biomedicine: Cardiac Hypertrophy and Failure Draft Introduction The cardiomyopathies are a group of diseases that affect the heart muscle itself and are not the result of hypertension or congenital or acquired valvular, coronary, or pericardial abnormalities. The term cardiomyopathy should be restricted to a condition primarily involving the myocardium. When the cardiomyopathies are classified on an etiologic basis, two fundamental forms are recognized: (1) a primary type, consisting of heart muscle disease of unknown cause; and (2) a secondary type, consisting of myocardial disease of known cause or associated with a...
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Case Study: Cardiovascular and Respiratory
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...Cardiovascular and Respiratory Why was Julia anxious after she left Carl to discuss Carl’s vital signs with Dr. Hobert? What do you think did Julia diagnose Carl with during her assessment of Carl’s condition? Julia was anxious because she suspected abdominal aortic aneurysm in Carl and his vitals signs were not normal. Carls pulse rate was increased and his blood pressure was high. High blood pressure in an aortic aneurysm patient can cause rupture of the aneurysm and hence blood pressure needs to be brought back to normal as soon as possible. 2. Describe four pieces of evidence that support Julia’s diagnosis. How is each of the four pieces of evidence related to Julia’s diagnosis... Case Study:...
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Blood Flow and cardiovascular Disease, non lipid cardiovascular risk factors
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...cardiovascular disease Introduction Coronary artery disease (CAD) and stroke are the primary types of cardiovascular disease.[1] CAD or ischaemic heart disease is the most common cause of death in Europe, USA, and Australia. In USA it affects 14 million men and women. [2] In a French study, Ferrieres found that CAD related death has dramatically decreased during these 20 last years and all age ranges took benefit from the prognostic improvement of coronary artery disease. [3] Physiological view and pathogenesis The heart consists of four chambers; an atrium and a ventricle on the right, and an atrium and ventricle on the left. Blood, returning to the heart... Non-lipid risk factors contributing to...
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Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease
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...CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: BULLISH BUSINESS LONG-RUN TRADE-OFF Introduction One of the long-run trade-off for a bullish business isair pollution and the consequent cardiovascular disease. Primarily, air pollution resulting from increased concentrations of chemical compounds in the atmosphere (Tyrrell 1999) amplified the incidence of cardiovascular related diseases reflected by the rise in hospital admissions for adults in Australia according to the results of the study conducted in 2006 by Bartnett et al. Increased concentrations of effluents in the air were found to have particularly been emitted from motor vehicle exhausts, industrial factories, and other burning or combustion... AIR POLLUTION AND...
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Exercise and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
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...Cardiovascular Disease Identifying a Problem, Developing a Question, and Selecting Sources of Literature Identifying a Problem Exercise has been described as an important element in the well-being of an individual. In fact, exercise has been hailed by many an expert as potential deterrent and solution to many of life’s problems. For example, people are encouraged to perform exercises to reduce stress and as a measure against obesity. Exercise according to several quarters also helps improve the body’s general functionality thereby helping in reducing the chances of attack by various ailments. Resistance training and stretching exercises are for example part of an athlete’s... ?Exercise and the Risk of...
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Gender-Based Differences in Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
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...Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) I. Introduction This paper discusses gender-based differences in cardiovascular disease. According to the World Health Organization (WHO, 2011), cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a set of blood vessel and heart disorders. Mostly, CVD is caused by the accumulation of extra plaque on the outer layer of a large blood—this is also referred to as ‘atherosclerosis’. This excess plaque disrupts the flow of blood to the brain or to the heart which causes heart attacks (Eaker et al., 1993). As reported by the American Heart Association (2006), almost 70% of the total population of the United States has cardiovascular disease... ?Running Head: Biology Gender-Based Differences in...
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Biochemistry (cardiovascular biomarkers the advantages and disadvantages)
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...Cardiovascular Disease Introduction Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of morbidity in the world and the most common presentation is myocardial infarction (McPherson, 2010). It affects one in three Americans (Howie-Esquivel and White, 2008). While atherosclerosis is the most common and haunted cardiovascular disease, the most important manifestation is myocardial infarction. Prediction and determination of established cardiovascular disease has been a challenge to health professionals aiming for preventive strategies. While routine tests like lipid profile, blood pressure, blood sugar, ECG and ECHO provide a gross information... Advantages and Disadvantages of Biochemical Markers in...
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Tackling the Incidence of Cardiovascular Diseases
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...Cardiovascular Diseases Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are a growing cause of concern globally, mainly due to sedentary lifestyle encouraged by technology. According to statistics obtained from the World Health Organization (WHO), CVDs are the primary cause of deaths worldwide. It is estimated that more people die from CVDs annually than from any other disease. The WHO further reports that in 2004, CVD was responsible for 17.1 million deaths globally... ? Post Doctoral Research Proposal Novel Approaches in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Tackling the Incidence of CVD by University Affiliations Date Novel Approaches in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Tackling the Incidence of...
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Autonomic Regulation of the Cardiovascular System
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...Cardiovascular System Autonomic Regulation of the Cardiovascular System [Institute’s Autonomic Regulation of the cardiovascular system The autonomic nervous system is a component of the peripheral nervous system, which controls involuntary actions, such as digestion and breathing. Furthermore, this system holds a prominent role in controlling a variety of cardiovascular systems, which include the control of blood pressure and heart rate. Additionally, the autonomic nervous system is essential, because it delivers life-giving oxygen and a variety of other nutrients to the body (American Physiological Society, n.p, n.d). The different parts of the autonomic nervous system... ?Autonomic Regulation of the...
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Diabetes and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
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...cardiovascular disease College: Type II diabetes and risk of cardiovascular disease Diabetes, both type I and type II, can be considered as one of the most important risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD), including complications like coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, peripheral arterial disease, cardiomyopathy, heart failure, hypertension etc (Grundy et al, 1998). The risk of developing a heart attack is increased in both men and women with diabetes in comparison to the men and women of the same age without diabetes (Brezinka, & Padmos, 1994). Relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular... Running head: DIABETES AND RISK OF CVD Type II diabetes and risk of...
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Assignment - Cardiovascular Fitness (designing an experiment)
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...Cardiovascular diseases have been associated to the increasing cases of obesity among children and adolescent as they approach adulthood (Olshanky and others 2005) cited in, (Rowland 2007). However, little attention has been focused towards establishing the effect of excessive body fat and its negative impact on cardiac fitness (Rowland, 2007). Due to excessive fats there are high risks of coronary artery conditions such as renal-vascular diseases, hypertension and stroke coupled to other non-circulatory disorders. Body fatness and aerobic fitness are intertwined and have been reported as potential risk factors towards the health outcome of an individual (Goran and others 2000... 1. Introduction...
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Summary of New Cardiovascular Drug Article
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...CARDIOVASCULAR DRUG of Summary of New Cardiovascular Drug Article Introduction FDA or the Food and Drug Administration is s United States agency under the health Docket that is concerned with the supervisory and regulatory role of the safety of the public particularly the consumption of food products, biological medical products, blood products, dietary supplements, drugs, vaccines, cosmetics, veterinary products and medical devices among others. The FDA role as an agency includes approving drugs for use that have gone rigors test and have been prove safe for human consumption just as it has done for a cardiovascular drug Dronedarone (Multaq) which will now be used fro... Running Head: SUMMARY OF NEW...
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Effect of Nutrition on Cardiovascular Disease
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...Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Major Causes of CVD and How They Can be Prevented The causes of cardiovascular disease are many ranging from bad genes, to an unhealthy lifestyle. In fact, it has been theorized that inherited heart disease may be due to psychological and emotional stress transmitted in families, specifically to males resulting in anger (Deutsch 47). Therefore, reducing stress or learning to handle it in a productive manner may be beneficial for the heart. Furthermore, eating unhealthy fatty foods in moderation and ingesting fresh, healthy food rich in nutrients and vitamins has assisted in reducing or preventing cardiovascular disease. Exercise... 25 July 2007 Effect of Nutrition on...
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Do calcium supplements increase cardiovascular risk
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...cardiovascular risks? Cardiovascular diseases(CVD) are the leading cause of deaths worldwide. Seven million people each year dies of coronary heart diseases, while stroke kills nearly 6 million. It is characterized by damage to the heart, blood vessels and other parts of the cardiac system by genetic or acquired factors. [1] Cardiovascular defects such as malformation of heart structure, holes in the heart, abnormal valves, or abnormal heart chambers could exist at births. When the condition is present at birth, they are referred to as congenital heart disease. These may be caused by one or combination of these factors: genetic, maternal... First Last 4 September Do calcium supplements increase...
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Alcohol, cardiovascular disease and genetic modification
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...cardiovascular disease and the genetic modifier of the alcohol metabolism  Introduction Alcohol is one of the more interesting factors affecting CVD, as low concentrations are said to induce protective mechanisms, while higher concentrations increase the risk for these ailments. In a review of nine, nationally representative, large-scale studies in the US, it was found that compared with those that do not drink alcohol, relative risks were 0.95 (95% confidence interval [CI]: 0.88 to 1.02) among lifetime infrequent drinkers, 1.02 (95% CI: 0.94 to 1.11) among former drinkers, 0.69 (95% CI: 0.59 to 0.82) among light drinkers, 0.62 (95% CI: 0.50 to 0.77) among moderate drinkers... ?Alcohol's effect on...
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Case Studies: Altered Hematology & Cardiovascular System
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...Cardiovascular System Altered Hematology and Cardiovascular System Case Study Ms. A. is an apparently healthy 26-year-old white woman. Since the beginning of the current golf season, Ms. A has noted increased shortness of breath and low levels of energy and enthusiasm. These symptoms seem worse during her menses. Today, while playing in a golf tournament at a high, mountainous course, she became light-headed and was taken by her golfing partner to the emergency clinic. The attending physician’s notes indicated a temp of 98 degrees F, an elevated heart rate and respiratory rate, and low blood pressure. Ms. A states, “Menorrhagia and dysmenorrheal have been a problem... Case Studies: Altered Hematology &...
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Discussion - Pathology of the Cardiovascular System
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...Cardiovascular System Arteriosclerosis obliterans, or simply peripheral artery disease (PAD), is a cardiovascular system disorder that affects the blood vessels and circulation in the legs and feet of an individual causing tissue and nerve damage (Jain 397). The arteries narrow and blood flow become extremely difficult as plague (fatty materials) builds up, thus the blood supply to the lower extremities is limited. Consequently, PAD causes the muscles in the legs and feet region to work twice the normal rate regardless of whether the person is resting or at motion. The disorder has a high susceptibility to individuals with high cholesterol, stroke, and smoking history. Common... Pathology of the...
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Alterations of Hematology and Cardiovascular Systems
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...Cardiovascular Systems To evaluate and manage Mr. P health problem I will employ multidisciplinary approach. According to Stamler (2010) the disorder is a result of incapability of heart’s main pumping chamber. To treat this condition you require a team of experts including social workers, dietary experts, physicians as well as educational support groups among others. Sometimes, this heart problem interferes with the heart rhythm and this leads to abnormal heartbeats. I will aim at looking for ways in which Mr. P can manage the condition himself whereby I will endeavor to improve his compliance, understanding as well as family support. For me transplantation is the last... Alterations of Hematology and...
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Diabetes as a Cardiovascular Risk Factor
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...Cardiovascular Risk Factor - A Case Study Introduction: This case study is about John, whose and identity will remainundisclosed due to ethical reasons. John is a middle-aged HGV driver with type 2 diabetes mellitus. He is overweight and has a family history of diabetes. Due to his profession, he is constantly on the move, and it is very difficult for him to control diet and have regular medications that he had been prescribed by his physician. This is being manifested by his poor glycaemic control in terms of his raised HbA1c in the range of 10%. Over the top of it, as expected, he has raised cholesterol and triglycerides. To complicate matter further, he is hypertensive and a smoker... Diabetes as a...
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Why I want to be a Cardiovascular Technologist
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...Cardiovascular Technologist for a variety of reasons. The first is my interest in the heart and how it functions. Secondly, I believe in my ability to succeed in this job field. Lastly, being a Cardiovascular Technologist guarantees job security and financial stability. These three reasons are why I want to be a Cardiovascular Technologist. The heart is the most amazing muscle in the body. Blood is pumped to all of the body through this amazing muscle. The heart pumps blood into the lungs, dropping off carbon dioxide and picking up oxygen. Nutrients, waste, and other cells are carried by the blood pumped by the heart. The heart is so important and strong, first aid courses teach... I want to be a...
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The importance of a Cardiovascular Diet among College Students
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...cardiovascular diet options. Nevertheless, college students are perfectly capable of realizing the benefits, and necessity, of adopting a cardiovascular diet. A cardiovascular diet, as the name... ?College-aged people prepare for the rest of their life not only intellectually during their time at a college or but also in terms of their healthy (or unhealthy) habits. For instance, if a person starts smoking during their college years, this habit is likely to follow him or her through subsequent decades. Like smoking, unhealthy eating leave a devastating impact on one’s heart health and unhealthy foods can be, in some ways, addicting just like cigarettes. Therefore, it is important for college-aged people...
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Allopurinol and cardiovascular diseases: systematic review and Meta-Analysis
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...Cardiovascular Diseases: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis By of 2342 Words Risk Factors and Treatment of Blood Pressure High blood pressure is perhaps the most common of all cardiovascular diseases. There are several risk factors associated with the condition. The risk factors of high blood pressure include age, race, family history, obesity, inactivity, tobacco use, excess sodium in diet, little potassium, excessive consumption of alcohol among others (Rizos, 2012). With regards to age, the risk of contracting high blood pressure is directly proportional to one’s age. High blood pressure is also reported to be more prevalent among black communities amongst which the condition... ? Allopurinol and...
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