Essays Tagged: "Cardiovascular disease"

A brief outline of the long and short term risks of ecstasy use.

group. People with a family history of any psychiatric condition, kidney disease, heart disorders, cardiovascular disease, or any neurological or nervous system impairment are also categorised as hig ...

(3 pages) 127 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This is a journal essay i did in psychology on adolescent depression and risk factors.

strongly linked to teen suicide. It is now responsible for more deaths in youth aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer. Despite this increased suicide rate, depression in this age group ...

(3 pages) 141 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

An Investigating into Fitness, Diet, Obesity and Exercise (in Britain).

eople who have excess weight (fat) around their middle ("apple-shaped") are at more risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, gallstones, arthritis and high blood pressure then those wh ... gy provided in their diet.Increasing exercise can also prevent diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.Diet contributes to one's health as well. According to a recent Gallup poll, ...

(5 pages) 203 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

What causes cardiovascular disease?

What causes cardiovascular disease? Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the number one killer in North America. ... ation of lifestyle solutions. AIM has a Cardio Defense health solution that will help you with your cardiovascular health. See our Health Solution pages.Women be aware Women have special concerns rela ...

(4 pages) 197 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Depression in adolescent.

o teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youth's aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression i ...

(4 pages) 92 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Adolescent Depression - The Under Acknowledged Disease.

to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression i ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

This essay is about the common disease call hypertension.

ney diseases, or endocrine tumors.Essential hypertension remains a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) despite important advances in our understanding of its pathophysiology ... relation is more robust with systolic than with diastolic BP there is no specific level of BP where cardiovascular and renal complications start to occur; thus the definition of hypertension is arbitr ...

(4 pages) 176 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Adolescent Depression: The Under Acknowledged Disease

to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression i ...

(4 pages) 79 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

TOP 11 Health Concerns

ide-encompassing category that includes all conditions that affect the heart and the blood vessels. Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the US. Many people with cardiovascular d ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Adolescent Depression

to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression i ...

(4 pages) 88 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Coronary Heart Disease

IntroductionCoronary Heart Disease (CHD) is, by far, the most common cardiovascular condition. It is also known as 'Ishaemic Heart Disease'. Heart disease amounts to 26% ... ommon with people over 50 but can occur in the younger generation. This report intends to look into cardiovascular diseases and their causes. Its purpose is to ascertain any similarities in the range ... ies in the range of cardiovascular conditions and also to understand the exact nature of this named cardiovascular disease - Coronary Heart disease. In addition the potential risk factors will be eval ...

(4 pages) 270 3 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Adolescent Depression.

to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression i ...

(4 pages) 115 0 4.8 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Applying Nutrition

o poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle. Specific diseases and conditions linked to poor diet include cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes, overweight and obesity, osteopo ... a, oral disease, malnutrition, and some cancers. Lack of physical activity has been associated with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, overweight and obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes, and certain ca ...

(4 pages) 283 0 3.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Cardiovascular Disease

Risks factors for cardiovascular disease that can and can not be changed.The risks factor for cardiovascular disease h ... The burden of CVD rests most heavily on the least active. In addition to its powerful impact on the cardiovascular system, physical inactivity is also associated with other adverse health effects, inc ... risk of heart attack were those former athletes who led a sedentary post-college life.Treatment of cardiovascular diseaseWhen medical tests such as an angiocardiography, a procedure for visualizing t ...

(9 pages) 127 0 2.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The cardiovascular effects of garlic consumption

Cardiovascular disease is considered to be the major cause of death in the United States. Whether th ... Whether the deaths are related to biological factors, such as genetics or high cholesterol levels, cardiovascular disease is a major concern for many Americans. With obesity on the rise and more than ... people are seeking alternative ways to help treat their ailing hearts. Cheaper methods of treating cardiovascular disease have begun to surface as terms such as alternative and naturopathic medicine ...

(13 pages) 38 0 4.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease

ood. For people who have more fat and cholesterol in their blood, it is more likely for them to get cardiovascular disease because the fat and cholesterol will stick to the inside of their arteries; t ... e the chances of a blockage that causes a heart attack or a stroke (which are one of the effects of cardiovascular disease).SmokingSmoking deposits cholesterol in the arteries which may damage artery ...

(1 pages) 66 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

To What Extent Can Obesity Be Explained By Biological Factors

tional disorder in Western cultures. It has been associated with such maladies as diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease, and some forms of cancer. In the United States, fully one-third of the popul ...

(11 pages) 125 1 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"It's Our Future" A brief argument to raise the legal age of tobacco sale to 21.

�4� Kenneth BundyIt's Our FutureEveryone will agree that lung cancer, emphysema, and cardiovascular disease are all unwanted health problems. I think it's safe to say that if given the ... ucing the number of citizens developing various health problems such as lung cancer, emphysema, and cardiovascular disease. I think we can all agree that is an extremely positive outcome. An overall h ...

(4 pages) 617 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Smoking And The Body

een to the ripe old age of fifty-five. I loved my grandpa. Smoking greatly increases your chance of cardiovascular disease; (Coronary Angioplasty pamphlet, 1985) and second smoke may cause you to have ... money for the lives of people.I want emphasize the fact that smoking greatly increases your risk of cardiovascular disease. This difficult, yet highly beneficial choice to quit greatly reduces any cha ...

(2 pages) 15 0 1.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Research proposal

the use of a model that targets reversible health problems and behaviors such as stress management, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and smoking (Reardon, 1998). Results from past research show that e ...

(9 pages) 348 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management