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Heart DiseaseKristi EtchechuryHPR205: The Human Body Health & DiseaseInstructor: Angela Thomas2/19/2017
Topics Being CoveredHeart DiseaseCardiovascular SystemThe HeartWhat is Coronary Heart DiseaseHow is it Diagnosed?Contributing Factors of CAD
Topics Being Covered cont…Complications of Coronary Heart DiseaseComorbiditiesEnvironmental factorsTreatmentPreventative measures
Heart DiseaseLeading cause of death in the U.S.7K+ heart attacks a year in the U.S.6K+ people die every year of heart disease(Heart Disease Facts, 2015)
The Cardiovascular SystemConsists of the heart, blood and blood vesselsMain function is to deliver oxygen and nutrients to the body and the removal of wasteArteries deliver oxygen and nutrients to the bodyVeins carry de-oxygenated blood back to the heartCapillaries distribute oxygenated blood from the arteries to tissues into the body,they also feed de-oxygenated blood back into the veins(Medical Definitions, 2015)Cardiovascular System. (n.d.). Retrieved February 18, 2017, from
The HeartAbout the size of your fist4 Chambers (right atrium, left atrium, right ventricle, left ventricle)The left and right side are separated by the septum so thatoxygenated and de-oxygenated blood doesn’t mixHeart Disease Treatment. (n.d.). Retrieved February 18, 2017,from -treatment/

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