Health, study guide 9

Health, study guide 9 - Tim Beachy (A04) Chapter 15 1....

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Tim Beachy (A04) Chapter 15 1. Define cardiovascular systems. It includes the heart and blood vessels that carry nutrients, oxygen, hormones, waste and enzymes. It also regulates many things. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 454( 2. Differentiate between arteries and veins. Arteries bring blood to the muscles and body and the veins return the blood. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 455) 3. Describe 4 simplified steps involved with normal heart function and blood flow. Blood flows from the body to the right atrium, to the right ventricle, to the lung, to the left atrium to the left ventricle, to the aorta, to the body. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 454) 4. List 9 lifestyle factors that would reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease. Don’t use tobacco, limit saturated fat and cholesterol, monitor cholesterol levels, maintain healthy weight, modify dietary habits, exercise regularly, control diabetes, control blood pressure, and manage stress. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 463-466) 5. Discuss how each of the following impact cardiovascular disease: age, gender, heredity, and ethnicity. People over age 65 are at higher risk. Women are at a higher risk above age 60 but men are at higher risk until then. Heart disease risk increases when it’s common in the family. Blacks are 45% more likely for high blood pressure and are less likely to survive heart attacks. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 467) 6. Define cardiovascular disease. It is disease of the heart and/or blood vessels. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 452) 7. Discuss the seven major types of cardiovascular disease. Atherosclerosis is deposits inside the blood vessels. Coronary Heart Disease is when blood does not flow readily, reducing oxygen. Angina Pectoris is chest pain. Arrhythmia is an irregular heartbeat. Congestive heart failure is when the heart is overworked and often injured. Congenital and rheumatic heart disease is common in children and congenital is when they’re born with it while rheumatic is attributed to rheumatic fever. Stroke is when oxygen cannot get to the brain. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 458- 462) 8. Define atherosclerosis. It’s a condition of fatty substances, cholesterol, cell waste, calcium, and fibrin in the arteries. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 458) 9. Discuss the relationship between blood sugar and heart disease. Diabetics typically have a higher risk of heart disease. The blood sugar levels need to be controlled because a high concentration may lead to clogging. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 466) 10. List 4 symptoms of a heart attack. Jaw pain/shortness of breath, pain in the chest lasting 2 minutes or longer, dizziness or fatigue,
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