Essays Tagged: "heart attack"

Running to Prevent Healt Problems

s per week, and my family has a history of health problems. For instance, my grandfather suffered a heart attack, and he also had cancer when he was about the age of 50. Furthermore, my grandfather, o ... age of 50. Furthermore, my grandfather, on my dad's side of the family, has also had triple bi-pass heart surgery from a heart attack he has had recently.Here, I present information from some sources ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Angina Pectororis

a few seconds, and then it goes away. This occurs when myocardium cells, the muscle portion of your heart, are temporarily denied oxygen. At this stage they do not die, but maybe weakened. If left unt ... and the disease continues, a serious condition known as myocardial infraction or commonly called a heart attack may occur. This can severely damage the heart's functionality. Which in turn effects ou ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Heart Attacks

Heart attacks are the leading cause of death in the United States. Everyday approximately 1,500 peop ... ing effects of some form, and remain disabled for the rest of their lives. A simple definition of a heart attack is a sudden failure of the heart resulting from an occlusion or obstruction of a corona ... he heart resulting from an occlusion or obstruction of a coronary artery. Basically, this means the heart is no longer receiving the blood supply it needs to function properly. A person having a heart ...

(2 pages) 86 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Heart Attacks

Heart attacks cause the death of millions of people per year. In this paper I will talk about the sc ... the death of millions of people per year. In this paper I will talk about the scientific names for heart attacks, the main causes of heart attacks, the symptoms of them, the treatments for them, and ... them, the treatments for them, and the last thing we will talk about is who is at risk for having a heart attack. But, before we can talk about these things we really should determine what heart attac ...

(5 pages) 167 1 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Angina Pectoris, a heart disease

CONTENTS3 Introduction4 The Human Heart5 Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease5 Heart Attack5 Sudden Death5 Angina6 Angina Pectoris6 Sign ... es, 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 intensely on dr ... and alcoholabuse, homicides, AIDS and so on. What a lot of people are notrealizing is that coronary heart disease actually accounts forabout 80% of all sudden deaths. In fact, the number of deathsfrom ...

(16 pages) 249 2 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Diary of Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen

e very seriously and sometimes gets emotional.10/05In this part of the book, Jake, the pilot, has a heart attack and dies. To be honest, I, myself, have thought about what I would do if I was on plane ... cidents.' Brian showed his intellectual side when he realized that when Jake was suffering from his heart attack he turned the plane to the left. That could greatly increase the time it would take for ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.6 Dec/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Information on Shel Silverstein

Missing Piece, Where the Sidewalk Ends, andThe Missing Piece Meets the Big O. He sadly died from a heart attack on Monday, May 10,1999 at the age of 60 in Key West, Florida (http://falcon.jmu.edu).Af ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Textbook picture on Diabetic Ketoacidosis.

tients who fail to take their insulin or who do not receive extra insulin during stress (infection, heart attack, surgery). A common misconception, by physicians and patients, is that if a patient wit ...

(1 pages) 61 0 3.9 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Is Euthanasia Moral or Immoral?

e of euthanasia is called DNR or do not resuscitate(McCuen 2). This means that if the patient has a heart attack or another potentially fatal problem in the hospital, the doctors are told to preform a ... ill much controversy about the legalization of euthanasia. But as long as there are willing and kindhearted doctors and people, eventually there will be a time when euthanasia will be allowed and poor ...

(6 pages) 518 3 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Effect of Stress at work

veness and self-imposed pressure to get things done. This behavior has been linked to increased the heart attack, high blood pressure and others diseases. For example, stress increases the pumping act ... lood pressure and others diseases. For example, stress increases the pumping action and rate of the heart and causes the arteries to tighten, so that is a risk for blood to flow into heart, and it can ...

(3 pages) 271 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Analysis of STORY OF AN HOUR by Kate Choplin

n Hour." In this fictional tale the author describes the experience of Louise Mallard, a woman with heart trouble, immediately after receiving news of her husbands death. Unlike the expected reaction, ... ked to see that her husband walks through the front door alive and well, which causes her to have a heart attack and die. While her family believes she had a heart attack because she was overjoyed, th ...

(5 pages) 341 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A reflection paper on cloning (anti side)

ssibilities, medical or otherwise, that human cloning can offer: limitless. Again, imagine having a heart attack right after being involved in a vehicular accident which crushed your entire face. Now ... ved in a vehicular accident which crushed your entire face. Now imagine doctors transplanting a new heart into your chest, repairing your broken nose and burnt skin tissue, and treating your damaged n ...

(3 pages) 81 1 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

This is a review of George Eliot's "The Lifted Veil."

month, September 20, 1850. He can read minds and can see the future. He says that he will die of a heart attack. He ponders upon his childhood informing us that his childhood seemed happier to him th ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The summary of the book "Hatchet".

t is very serious, but as the pilot begins jerking in his seat it becomes clear that he is having a heart attack. The attack stops and the pilot is dead; Brian is forced to take over the controls. Aft ...

(3 pages) 90 1 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What causes cardiovascular disease?

ardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the number one killer in North America. These diseases--such as heart attack, stroke, angina pectoris, arteriosclerosis and arteriosclerosis, and high blood pressur ... r is that plaque can lead to aneurysms and blood clots, and clots in turn can result in thrombosis, heart attack, and stroke.An aneurysm occurs when the wall of a blood vessel weakens and balloons out ...

(4 pages) 197 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Book Report on "Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen.

s.The pilot has pain in his shoulder, arm, and stomach. Brian does not think it is veryserious. The heart attack stops and the pilot is dead; Brian is forced to take over thecontrols. The plane crashe ...

(2 pages) 19584 7 3.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Summary of Hatchet.

ed Brian Robeson and he gets stranded in northern Canada when the pilot of the plane he is on has a heart attack. He is left without food and shelter. This is the story about how he survived. He has a ... her. He left and got onto the small bush plane. The pilot was going along pretty well when he had a heart attack and died right in front of Brian. Brian didn't know what to do so he steered the plane ...

(3 pages) 60 1 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This article clearly outlines the sign and symptoms of depression, and various types of depression

ession and anxiety in individuals is stress. Anxiety disorders are sometimes confused with having a heart-attack; some symptoms are, pounding heart, or fast heart rate, sweating, trembling, or shaking ...

(5 pages) 283 4 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Medical Testing on Animals

vivisectionin this century. The overall adult cancer rate has risen in the past40 years and a fatal heart attack strikes a person every 45 seconds.The Centers for Disease Control estimate that 70-80% ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Identify the characters which make the aged a unique entity.

ues and chronic illnesses associated with the aged, such as; dementia, Parkinson's disease, stroke, heart attack, arthritis, vision and hearing problems, high blood pressure, varicose veins and diabet ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays