08- CARDIOVASCULAR & HEMATOLGICAL DISORDERS

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Cardiovascular & Hematological Disorders Health, Disease, and Pharmacology SPTS 146
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Heart Disease The leading cause of death in the USA since 1900s. Only one year where something else was higher. Exercise can improve the symptoms and/or progression of the disease
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HISTORY OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES AND CONDITIONS •Since 1900, cardiovascular disease has been the leading cause of death in every year but one – 1918 (American Heart Association) http://www.cadreversal.com/images/deathrate_graph.gif&imgrefurl
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CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (CVD) – QUICK FACTS CVD, principally heart disease and stroke, is the Nation's leading killer for both men and women among all racial and ethnic groups; Leading cause of death for ALL Americans age 35 and older; One person in America dies every 30 seconds from heart disease – that's over 2,600 people every single day (http://www.healingwithnutrition.com/cdisease/cardiovascular/cardiovascular.html#A2)
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Heart Disease Heart disease patients may be diagnosed with one of the many disease associated with the heart, yet there is a connection among them all… Chronic hypertension increases the risk to . .3 Angina heart failure myocardial infraction (MI). The presence of angina increases the risk of MI. MI is one of the causes of heart failure.
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Percentage Breakdown of Deaths from Percentage Breakdown of Deaths from Cardiovascular Diseases Cardiovascular Diseases United States: 2001 United States: 2001
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Deaths From Diseases of the Heart Deaths From Diseases of the Heart United States: 1900-2001 United States: 1900-2001
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HEART DISEASE OVERVIEW
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Cardiovascular System Overview Made up of the heart, blood vessels, blood, and lymphatics Heart is the center of the system Abnormalities in the conduction system can affect how well the heart pumps blood to the rest of the body Disease of the system can be due to genetics, environment, or a person’s lifestyle choices
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STROKE
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Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA [Stroke]) Stroke killed 167,366 people in 1999 - on average, someone in the US suffers a stroke every 53 seconds; someone dies every 3.1 minutes from stroke. Stroke is a leading cause of serious, long-term disability that accounts for more than half of all patients hospitalized for a ________ . Stroke deaths have been increasing in recent years. neurological disease
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CVA A stroke is described as a destruction of brain substance When oxygen and blood are cut off from a part of the brain,… the cells in that part of the brain are damaged How and where the patient is affected is determined by the location of the damage in the brain (i.e. left brain affects right side of body)
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CVA (cont’d) Three causes of stroke Cerebral hemorrhage Cerebral thrombosis Cerebral embolism Signs of stroke- 11 nausea, vomiting, headache, convulsions, heavy breathing, loss of consciousness, sweaty skin, unequal pupil size, fever, and disorientation (mini stroke)= Transient Ischemia Attack
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course SPTS 146 taught by Professor Ludwig during the Spring '08 term at Pacific.

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