Maximizing_Heart_Health_SV

Maximizing_Heart_Health_SV - l Male gender l Postmenopausal...

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Maximizing Heart Health
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Facts l Cardiovascular disease (CVD) l Cardio=Heart l Vascular = Blood vessels l 1 in 3 Americans suffer from CVD l #1 killer in America l 2400 American die each day of CVD (every 36 sec) l $431.8 billion- cost of CVD in 2006
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Primary Risk Factors Controllable Inactivity Hypertension High cholesterol and triglycerides Obesity Diabetes smoking Uncontrollable l Family history
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Unformatted text preview: l Male gender l Postmenopausal women l Race l Age Secondary Risk Factors All are controllable l Individual response to stress l Emotional behaviors (hostility and anger l Alcohol and drug use l Metabolic syndrome The heart and its blood vessels Comparison of a normal healthy artery (A) and diseased arteries (B and C)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course KIN 121 taught by Professor Holmes during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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