Essays Tagged: "heart attacks"

Magnesium, a description of the element

and sugar cause magnesium loss. Loss of magnesium is related to high blood pressure, kidney stones, heart disease, and heart attacks.We get almost all of our magnesium from vegetables and seafood. Har ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Human Cloning is Good

Theories exist that if a cure for cancer can be found, then further testing may lead to a cure for heart attacks and cloning organs for organ transplantation. Scientists believe that they may be able ... on. Scientists believe that they may be able to treat heart attack victims by cloning their healthy heart cells and injecting them into the areas of the heart that have been damaged. The cloning of or ...

(2 pages) 262 4 3.5 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Drugs offences in Canada

cy, loss of control, anxiety, loss of appetite, disturbed sleep, damage to kidneys or other organs, heart attacks, and other symptoms. Drugs can also lead to crime in order to support an addiction.A d ... es, or pipes. Nicotine is drawn into the lungs where it enters the bloodstream and is pumped by the heart to the brain. It takes only seven seconds for nicotine to enter the brain after being inhaled. ...

(3 pages) 45 1 2.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Alzheimer's in the Family

so familiar with decreased flexibility and efficiency in physical activity, increased likelihood of heart attacks, cancer, and several other conditions. Many people in the older population will have t ... specimens will be required to rule out a long list of possibilities. An electrocardiogram to assess heart function, an electroencephalogram to assess abnormal electrical brain activity, imaging studie ...

(7 pages) 175 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

An essay on Jonathan Edward's speech "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God."

his monstrous oration. They were told stories of pure, extreme horror, and some even suffered from heart attacks or fainted from their terror. Edwards uses fear, shame, and annoyance to convey his co ... of God's wrath is bent, and the arrow made ready on the string, and justice bends the arrow at your heart, and strains the bow, it is nothing but the mere pleasure of God, and that of an angry God, wi ...

(3 pages) 82 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors


ur diet because they contain chemicals, known as phytochemicals that ensure a healthy diet, prevent heart attacks and chronic diseases like cancer, and improve brain function. Phytochemicals give pla ... ned. In addition, requirements during disease states may differ from requirements for prevention of heart disease and cancer. Individual recommendations in terms of requirements for different genders, ...

(7 pages) 143 1 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Should Steroids or other supplements be allowed in Sports?

y risks involved. These risks can range from something as minor as acne to consequences as major as heart attacks. Steroids of any kind should not be allowed to be used in sporting events by any athle ...

(4 pages) 293 1 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


, such as: acne, bloated appearance, rapid weight gain, clotting disorders, liver damage, premature heart attacks and strokes, elevated cholesterol levels, and weakened tendons. Other strange side eff ...

(1 pages) 46 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Effects of Hardiness on Stress Levels.

ess can have serious physical consequences, including increases in blood pressure, a contributor to heart attacks, which in Canada alone killed more than 80, 000 individuals last year. Previous theori ... hostility, and territorial defense. This type of response may explain why some individuals develop heart disease as a result of stress since sympathetic nervous system arousal is associated with a ra ...

(8 pages) 116 0 4.6 Oct/2003

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

Science Breakthroughs? good or bad?

cell differentiation. There are many theories that exists today that cloning may lead to a cure for heart attacks, a revolution in cosmetic surgery, organs for organ transplantation, and predictions a ... e thousands of lives.Some scientists believe that human cloning technology could be used to reverse heart attacks. Scientists say that they may be able to treat heart attack victims by cloning their h ...

(5 pages) 76 1 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


idence. It finally came to the government's attention whenephedra was linked to 155 deaths and many heart attacks and strokes. Due to the deathsThis drug caused, the government had no choice but to ba ... ose weight quickly. In reality,people were losing weight quickly, but many were also suffering from heart problemsrelated to ephedra. The main reason consumers interpreted that ephedra was safe andhar ...

(2 pages) 44 3 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Heart Disease in Women

When it comes to heart disease the stereotypical candidate is male, middle age, overweight, and lives an unhealthy li ... lives an unhealthy lifestyle. But now women are being added to this list of high-risk candidates. "Heart attack is the leading cause of death in American women" (Internet 1). Womens symptoms have bee ... oms have been ignored and mistreated when it comes to mild symptoms and discomforts associated with heart attacks. Not only was it the patients fault but that of the doctors. Doctors would diagnose me ...

(3 pages) 107 3 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Essay covers the basic of stress in todays world and several ways of combating it.

se external influences and capable of affecting physical health, usually characterized by increased heart rate, a rise in blood pressure, muscular tension, irritability, and depression. A stimulus or ... ater. These repercussions take the forms of "Burnouts", break-downs, and sometimes extreme cases of heart attacks.In most cases of the systems breaking down, there are methods of control and mechanism ...

(3 pages) 205 0 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health


s, masculinize women, and alter sex characteristics of men. Anabolic steroids can lead to premature heart attacks, strokes, liver tumors, kidney failure and serious psychiatric problems. The main thre ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Contrasting the Differences and Similarities Between Heart Attacks and Strokes

In this essay I will compare and contrast the differences and similarities between a heart attack and a stroke. A heart is damage and loss of function of an area of the heart muscle. St ... are sudden episodes of weakness or paralysis that occur when blood flow to the brain is interrupted.Heart attacks and strokes are two different conditions, but they both have some common elements. In ... fe-threatening situations. The main difference between these two conditions is that one affects the heart and one affects the brain. The warning signs of a heart attack are much different than those o ...

(1 pages) 15 1 1.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

CHF Health Promotion Education

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) affects a more people because of the increased survival rate post heart attacks ... people because of the increased survival rate post heart attacks leaving the patients with residual heart problems. According to Dr. Grossman, "in the US: More than 3 million people have CHF, and more ... ge is evident in the final product.The average patient presenting to HCBC has a limited education. "Heart failure affects 1% of people aged 50 years, about 5% of those aged 75 years or older, and 25% ...

(4 pages) 100 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Science - The Uneasy untrusting feeling

are now available that can reduce our cholesterol, lower our blood pressure, decrease the chance of heart attacks and strokes, and overall, help us live longer and healthier lives. By contrast, automo ...

(7 pages) 16 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Heart Attack

Heart Disease Two out of three people who have a heart attack will survive and recover. A he ... over. A heart attack will be fatal if it interferes with the electrical impulses that regulate your heartbeat. Most deaths occur within two hours of the first symptoms . The most common kind of ... f the coronary arteries by a blood clot. The blood clot blocks off the blood flow to an area of the heart muscle. The lack of blood to that area causes tissue damage. Usually heart attacks occur in co ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


iological children. Cloning technology may potentially be used to completely reverse the effects of heart attacks. It is a distinct possibility that scientists will be able replace the heart tissue ce ... a distinct possibility that scientists will be able replace the heart tissue cells damaged during a heart attack by cloning the specific tissue cells and injecting them into damaged area of the heart, ...

(7 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects


and property from the hazzerd of fire."(Hopke 242) Fire fighters also go on emergency calls such as heart attacks, respiratory problems,any other medical problems, or just to help save stuck or trappe ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management