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Flashcards in Cardiovascular Disease Deck (16):
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Arteriosclerosis

Thickening hardening blood vessels

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Coronary Artery

Feed blood heart

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Carotid Artery

Feeds blood kidneys

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Atherosclerosis

Fat, cholesterol, cellular waste

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Blood Pressure

Pressure circulating blood exerts

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120/80

Normal blood pressure

7

140/90

High blood pressure

8

Systolic Pressure (120)

Pressure during contraction heart (bv to its fullest)

9

Diastolic Pressure (80)

Pressure between contractions heart rest

10

Heart Attack

Damage heart muscle lack oxygen heart

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Angina Pectoris

Chest pains decrease oxygen heart

12

Arrythmias

Irregular heartbeats

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Fibrillation

Sporadic quivering heart

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Congestive Heart Failure

Heart lacks strength blood circulating

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Stroke

Decrease oxygen blood brain

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CVD

Leading cause of death USA (816,000yr)