Essays Tagged: "Hypertension"

Angina Pectororis

the risk of a heart attack. Coupled with excessive salt intake can produce another problem known as hypertension or commonly called high blood pressure. This can further increase the risk of a heart a ... orking with less efficiency. For example a runner's heart may beat 64 times a minute. A person with hypertension heart rate may be 98. The runner's heart is working with more efficiency; therefore it ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Talks about teratogens which are agents responsible for many known birth defects

frequently heard of conditions requiring prescription drugs that are known teratogens are diabetes, hypertension, and Anxiety. Other commonly heard of non-prescription and illegal teratogens are cocai ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

personal interest topic: hypertension

Hypertension or high blood pressure is defined as a repeatedly elevated blood pressure exceeding 140 ... your heart must work much harder to maintain adequate blood flow to your body ( Hypertension is known as the "silent killer" because it does not cause symptoms unless it is severel ... blood pressure can damage your arteries, heart, eyesight, and kidneys ( have chosen hypertension as my personal interest topic because I was recently diagnosed with this disease. On La ...

(1 pages) 108 3 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Explaining Hypertension.

Hypertension is high blood pressure, It is a major health problem. In the United States about 50 mil ... t is a major health problem. In the United States about 50 million people age 6 and older have HTN. Hypertension is a serious medical condition because it may lead to a Heart condition, Stroke as well ... because it may lead to a Heart condition, Stroke as well as many other health related complications.Hypertension occurs when arterioles, small blood vessels that branch of from the arteries, become co ...

(5 pages) 241 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Polycystic Ovarian Disease.

ere is also a strong connection between PCOS and other medical problems such as insulin resistance, hypertension, dyslipidemia, stroke, and thromboembolism. There are, however, several new and upcomin ... rome, the deadly quartet (Thatcher 287). Metabolic syndrome is a combination of insulin resistance, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and some times obesity. Taken alone these diseases are very serious, but ...

(11 pages) 50 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A literature review on patient transport in Intensive Care units.

may occur in up to 70% of transports. They include a change in heart rate, arterial hypotension and hypertension, increased intracranial pressure, arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, change in respiratory ra ... ons were noted in the latter group, whereas the postoperative patients were subject to hypotension, hypertension or arrhythmias in 44% of the cases.In more recent reports [1, 6, 12, 17, 33, 35, 38] th ...

(20 pages) 228 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

CVD, Nutrition, Exercise

elated illness, so CD's kills someone every 34 seconds. Most common CD's are myocardial infarction, hypertension, stroke and arteriosclerosis-clogged arteries. The symptoms that may cause cardio - vas ...

(1 pages) 68 0 3.0 Feb/2004

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

Anabolic Steroids

ortant topic because anabolic steroids can cause minor to fatal side effects like acne, aggression, hypertension, increased chance of infection and delayed healing of injuries, Cushing's syndrome, enl ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Case Study- Branding Strategy of LTK Omega Egg(Malaysia)

more of Vitamin E compare with ordinary eggs. The consumption of Omega 3 will reduce heart disease, hypertension, LDL cholesterol, breast cancer, colon cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. In additional, ...

(11 pages) 181 0 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

High-Blood Pressure

th, the disorder or disease that I will be doing my report on is High blood pressure; also known as hypertension. The system that the disorder comes from is the cardiovascular system. The majority of ... e higher the blood pressure, the higher the risk of suffering one of its complications. People with hypertension are encouraged to: Maintain ideal body weight, reduce the consumption of sodium and mai ...

(3 pages) 107 0 2.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Gastroparesis: A digestive disorder.

the G.I. tract . Other causes of this disorder may include, uncontrolled diabetes with accompanied hypertension, viral infections, gastro surgery with ended injury to the vagus nerve, medications suc ...

(2 pages) 45 1 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Clinical Case Study-Hypertension.

ied by loss of balance. [The patient had suffered a stroke]. Because the clinical manifestations of hypertension cannot be diagnosed, it can only be recognized when complications occur in target organ ... entation: Anticoagulant medication and counseling for improvement of lifestyle (i.e. eating habits).Hypertension-Persistently high arterial blood pressure. Hypertension may have no known cause (essent ...

(5 pages) 140 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Nursing: An account of the subject area.

n the area where I work are: Complication of Diabetes, Chronic Pulmonary Disease, Chest infections, Hypertension, Chronic confusion. I estimate that 80% of our patient fall within the 55 to 80 age gro ...

(6 pages) 187 0 2.4 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Case Study - Haemodialysis Patient.

y to assess her care needs. She presented with various medical problems, such as diabetes, anaemia, hypertension and anxiety over her sexual function with an altered body image due to the formation of ... sure had risen from 140/85 mmHg to 150/90 mmHg. Normal blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg ( Urine testing showed proteinuria (+3) and blood sampling showed a gradual increas ...

(38 pages) 412 0 4.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Applying Nutrition

ary lifestyle. Specific diseases and conditions linked to poor diet include cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes, overweight and obesity, osteoporosis, constipation, div ... ition, and some cancers. Lack of physical activity has been associated with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, overweight and obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes, and certain cancers. Furthermore, musc ...

(4 pages) 283 0 3.8 Apr/2006

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

Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Medicine Paper

m condition or illness, where this is no known cure; examples are arthritis, high blood pressure or hypertension, back pain, allergies, digestive problems, and depression. (AMF, 2000) Oftentimes, conv ...

(5 pages) 237 0 1.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Cialis – A Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction

he penis. Cialis also treats this medical condition as a result of other medical treatments such as hypertension, asthma, depression and diabetes; although age is the most common factor related to ere ...

(2 pages) 32 0 1.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Omega-3 fatty acids improvements in emotional health.

lected a series of bivariate analyses were conducted to see if which factors led to the increase in hypertension. The results of the Spielberger Trait Anger were reviewed, and based upon the known res ... diseases Player et. al. were able to rate each participants level of anger vs. chance of developing hypertension or CHD.Player and his colleagues found that lifestyle aspects of cholesterol level and ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.3 May/2008

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

The advantages of sports in school

s. On the other hand, people who lead sedentary lives do not exercise and prone to diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and coronary diseases. Thus to avoid these ‘silent killers’, we sho ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing