NS 115 - Lecture 14 - Lecture 14 Atherosclerosis October 3,...

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Lecture 14 – Atherosclerosis October 3, 2008 Warning of Heart Attack o Discomfort in center of chest. Uncomfortable pressure and squeezing pain o Pain or discomfort may radiate to arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach o Shortness of breath, may occur with or without chest discomfort o Cold sweat (sympathetic, nausea or lightheadedness 5 min to get to hostpial CPR may help Fat o Unsaturated Olive oil (monounsaturated) Canola oil Corn oil (polyunsaturated) o Saturated Beef (found in all animal fats) Dairy egges Coconut Palm oil Cotton seed oil Chains of carbons and hydrogen (no double bonds, all single bonds) o What’s wrong with saturated fatty acids? Apo receptors in the liver Sensitivity of IDL and LDL receptors is related to degree of saturation o Increased by unsaturated fatty acids o Decreased by saturated fatty acids o Receptors control cholesterol production by the liver If diet is high in monounsaturated fats receptors will be
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NS 115 - Lecture 14 - Lecture 14 Atherosclerosis October 3,...

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