PED notes - 9/13 I. Cardiovascular Health: A. The Impact of...

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Unformatted text preview: 9/13 I. Cardiovascular Health: A. The Impact of Lifestyle B. Critical Points 1. Approximately 51% of deaths in the US are from Cardiovascular disease (CV). 2. 50% of those who suffer from cardiovascular disease dont know they have it. C. New terminology related to Heart Disease . 1. Vessel Spasms: aa) Thrombus~ Embolism {piece of material that floats through body (clot)}. bb) Essential Hypertension- High Blood Pressure without a known medical cause. cc) Secondary Hypertension- High Blood Pressure with a known medical cause. D. Terminology aa) Cholesterol- (lipid) Fatlike substance found in animal fat. bb) Lipids- Fat. cc) Lipoprotein dd) Triglycerides ee) Arteriosclerosis- Hardening of arteries (loses elasticity). ff) Atherosclerosis- Fat and buildup on inside of vessels. 1. Types of Cardiovascular Disease: aa) Coronary Heart Disease-Spasm-Atherosclerosis-Atherosclerosis with blood clot....
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PED notes - 9/13 I. Cardiovascular Health: A. The Impact of...

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