Essays Tagged: "Coronary disease"

Angina Pectoris, a heart disease

CONTENTS3 Introduction4 The Human Heart5 Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease5 Heart Attack5 Sudden Death5 Angina6 Angina Pectoris6 Signs and Symptoms7 Dif ... s14 Drug Treatment14 Nitrates14 Beta-blockers15 Calcium antagonists15 Other Medications16 Surgery16 Coronary Bypass Surgery17 Angioplasty18 Self-Help20 Type-A Behaviour Pattern21 Cardiac Rehab Program ... ents, cures, and vaccines for variousdiseases and disorders are being developed constantly, and yet,coronary heart disease remains the number one killer in theworld.The media today concentrates intens ...

(16 pages) 249 2 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Multiple Sclerosis and exercising.

moderate physical exercise is good for body, mind, and spirit. Exercise reduces the possibility of coronary disease, lowers blood pressure, raises the good HDL cholesterol, helps to control weight, a ...

(15 pages) 95 0 2.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Marijuna: to be legal: or not to be that is the question.

l known, but not in details. It is now well documented that smoking can cause chronic lung disease, coronary heart disease, and stroke, as well as cancer of the lungs, larynx, esophagus, mouth, and bl ... er respiratory-tract infections. Evidence also indicates that exposure to ETS increases the risk of coronary heart disease.Researchers have found that tobacco smoking is a much greater hazard than smo ...

(2 pages) 65 0 5.0 Nov/2003

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

Discuss the reasons for the global distribution of heart disease.

Discuss the reasons for the global distribution of heart disease. Consider:"h The nature of Coronary Heart Disease. What is it?"h The Global distribution of Coronary Heart Disease."h The likel ... nction properly, your heart needs a steady supply of oxygen from the blood, which flows through the coronary arteries, to the heart muscle. Coronary heart disease is a term used to describe the condit ...

(4 pages) 83 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

What is Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)?

Lycette Clarke 09/03/2004What is Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)?CHD has two principal forms - angina and heart attacks (myocardial infa ... in the chest brought on by exertion and relieved by rest. A heart attack is due to obstruction of a coronary artery either as a result of arteriosclerosis or a blood clot: part of the heart muscle is ... s stick to artery walls and can lead to plaque build-up, or arteriosclerosisRisk factors leading to Coronary Heart DiseaseCigarette smoking, raised blood cholesterol and high blood pressure are the mo ...

(7 pages) 182 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Health inequalities

in death rates from a number of important causes of death, for example lung cancer (for men only), coronary heart disease and stroke. Life expectancy has risen over the last century, but not all life ... fferences across the social spectrum were apparent for many of the major causes of death, including coronary heart disease, stroke, lung cancer and suicides among men, and respiratory disease and lung ...

(8 pages) 283 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Heart Disease

any different forms of heart disease, which describes a variety of disorders that affect the heart. Coronary artery disorder or coronary heart disease being the most common. This paper is about this s ... nty years. If you are overweight you are three times more likely to contract heart disease.The word coronary means crown, which describes the arteries the are in a circle around the heart. These arter ...

(4 pages) 148 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Coronary Heart Disease

IntroductionCoronary Heart Disease (CHD) is, by far, the most common cardiovascular condition. It is also known ... ovascular conditions and also to understand the exact nature of this named cardiovascular disease - Coronary Heart disease. In addition the potential risk factors will be evaluated and treatments expl ... ined..The underlying causes of heart disease are:q An insufficient supply of blood to the heart.The coronary arteries narrow, due to the build up fatty deposits, called artheramas. These reduce the bl ...

(4 pages) 270 3 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Effects of Alcoholism on the Mind, Body, and Emotional Spirit

er are also threatened. There is some indication that shows mild drinking defends the heart against coronary heart disease risk. A study that took nine years to complete and involved 490,000 men and w ... r diseases of 30 % to 40 % compared to nondrinkers. However, chronic drinking increases the risk of coronary heart disease and other heart concerns. With prolonged drinking the hearts' muscle will gro ...

(8 pages) 104 0 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The effects of a diet rich in saturated fats

may raise blood cholesterol levels. Eating food that is high in saturated fat increases the risk of coronary disease.Coronary disease is characterised by a narrowing of the arteries. It begins in youn ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Cardiovascular Disease

your cholesterol and blood pressure, and reduce the risk of diabetes.Exercise increases the size of coronary arteries and reduce clogging due to atherosclerosis. Exercise also increases the efficiency ... to 12 months, lowered cholesterol levels can mean as much as a 30 percent reduction in the risk of coronary artery disease (Edlin p.130).Psychological Benefits of physical ActivityRegular physical ac ...

(9 pages) 127 0 2.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Holistic perspectives of assessment and Care Management

uch as heart, brain and kidneys. Myocardial infarction defined by Smart (2001) is the blockage of a coronary artery, which deprives an area of the heart of its blood supply causing the death of part o ... ding causes of ill-health in the developed world and Millburn (2000) agrees and goes on to say that Coronary heart disease is among the biggest killers in this country. Millburn (2000) also claims tha ...

(11 pages) 391 0 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The role of the nurse in helping to reduce and prevent levels of alcohol misuse

ity health issues that health visitors (including nurses) need to address, including mental health, coronary heart disease, stroke,accidents and some cancers. Problem drinking can also severely affect ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Heart Disease

it is believed that there are at least three other factors. Even though many people try to prevent coronary heart disease by exercising and following a healthy and balanced diet, certain men are more ... ase by exercising and following a healthy and balanced diet, certain men are more apt to developing coronary heart disease (according to Robert Bulgarelli). Two of the three other culprits are homocys ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cardiovascular disease

your cholesterol and blood pressure, and reduce the risk of diabetes.Exercise increases the size of coronary arteries and reduce clogging due to atherosclerosis. Exercise also increases the efficiency ... to 12 months, lowered cholesterol levels can mean as much as a 30 percent reduction in the risk of coronary artery disease (Edlin p.130).Psychological Benefits of physical Activity Regular physical a ...

(9 pages) 67 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Sudden Death In Athletes

common cardiac illnesses are hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, aortic stenosis, congenital and acquired coronary disease, and myocarditis. The less common incidents have been mitral valve prolapse, Marfan ...

(2 pages) 621 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

How Heart Functions as a One Way Pump and Coronary Heart Diseases

Heart, Coronary Heart Disease And Effects Of LifestylesHeart is the one of the most vital organs in the ent ... cardiac muscles never get rest. So they need continuous blood supply in order to continue working. Coronary arteries are the specific arteries that supply nutrients and oxygen to the heart itself. Ho ... heart itself. However, arteries can be damaged by a condition in which plaque builds up inside the coronary arteries Plaque has made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances found in the ...

(7 pages) 41 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

What Are The Causes ff Stress At Work? Why Ought Hr Managers be Concerned About Stress? What Have Organizations Done About Stress?

e are more resistant to stress than others. Friedman & Rosenman's (1974) study on patients with coronary heart disease identified people with Type 'A' and Type 'B' patterns of behaviour. Type 'A' ... w.cnn.com). Studies have shown that people in high-stress jobs have an increased risk of developing Coronary Heart Disease, especially if they have a highly demanding job with little control (Schneide ...

(12 pages) 106 1 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management