Essays Tagged: "coronary heart 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

Diet and Cancer... What is the Link?

sed in part by our dietary choices.In the 1950's scientists discovered relationship between diet andcoronary heart disease, the nations number one killer. In the last 15 year alink between cancer and ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Relating Psychological Evidence to the Promotion of Healthier Eating in Children.

ome a way of life. The promotion of healthy eating in children is a form of primary prevention, -of coronary heart disease, diabetes, obesity, liver toxicity etc.Research has shown that fear is an ine ... rred pericardia and film stock of cripplingly obese patients in the throes of serious digestive and coronary illness- which has traditionally accompanied similar campaigns, such as relatively recent i ...

(9 pages) 146 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

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

Dental health & access to dental health.

t the normal activities of daily life. It is also a risk factor for such major systemic diseases as coronary heart disease. The oral health of Americans has improved greatly over the past 50 years, bu ... cteria from periodontal disease can enter the bloodstream and spread throughout the body, inflaming coronary arteries and causing changes in blood pressure, heart rate, heart function, and promoting b ...

(13 pages) 169 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Effects of Marital Stress

ody when it is faced with a stressful situation. Marital stress worsens the prognosis in women with coronary heart disease (Orth-Gomer, 2000). Orth-Gomer identified 292 women, 187 that were married or ... arction or unstable angina pectoris. This identification was executed by using the Stockholm Female Coronary Risk Study. Results ranged from mild or absent (0 to 1) to severe (greater than 3). The wom ...

(4 pages) 89 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

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

Smoking is the major factor of CHD development in the world, and especially in Ukraine

ajor causes of many diseases in the world. Today it is the main factor affecting the development of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) in Ukraine."Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is one of the main causes of d ... by exertion and relieved by rest. A heart attack (Myocardial infarction) is due to obstruction of a coronary artery either as a result of atherosclerosis or blood clot: part of the heart muscle is dep ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Overwiehtness and obesity and its link with over-eating and a sedentary lifestyle.

idity, mortality and disability in Australia that are thought to have a nutrition component include coronary heart disease, stroke, hypertension, some forms of cancer, non-insulin dependent diabetes, ... bidity and/or mortality from a number of chronic diseases including non-insulin-dependent diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension, osteoarthritis and even some types of cancer. In Australia, th ...

(3 pages) 97 2 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


ssure, and diabetes and, hence, for diseases for which these conditions are risk factors (diabetes, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, neurologic disorders, cancers, and kidney diseases). Ob ...

(2 pages) 125 2 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health

ut 12 percent of total deaths, are due to a lack of regular physical activity. The relative risk of coronary heart disease associated with physical inactivity ranges from 1.5 to 2.4, an increase in ri ...

(1 pages) 29 0 1.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

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

Coronary Heart Disease.

Coronary artery disease, also referred to as coronary heart disease, as well as just heart disease a ... s symptoms, and its known treatments, as well as any additional relevant information on the disease.Coronary artery disease is defined as when the arteries of the heart become clogged and narrowed, ca ... dy will be able to recover itself or if a medical procedure will be required. Over time, a narrowed coronary artery may naturally begin to develop new blood vessels that go around a blockage in order ...

(3 pages) 74 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Determinants of Physical Activity

). It has been shown that people who lead a sedentary lifestyle are much more likely to suffer from coronary heart disease, obesity and can even cause death, as physical activity has been found to be ... tivity recommendations' Salmon (2002). Regular physical activity reduces people's risk for obesity, coronary heart disease, colon cancer, diabetes, and high blood pressure and may reduce their risk fo ...

(11 pages) 102 0 4.0 May/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

McDonald's Marketing Plan: Phase III

rol raises low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or "bad cholesterol," levels, which increases the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the Nati ...

(7 pages) 363 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


, and it constricts the blood vessels causing an increase in blood pressure. Close to 75 percent of coronary heart disease cases are due to cigarette smoking. Within that 75 percent, about 24 percent ... more a person smokes the higher chance they will have of experiencing a heart attack and developing coronary heart disease.As a result of smoking tobacco, there has been an enormous increase in lung c ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

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 ... g; what exactly is cholesterol? and If a bacteria or Virus is thought to help aggravate the risk of coronary heart disease, could antibiotics or a vaccine be given to prevent it?

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


he intensity of cholesterol-lowering treatment should be matched to each person's level of risk for coronary heart disease...New Features on Learn about these major health issues: Cancer -- ...

(1 pages) 412 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine