Essay on Cardiovascular Disease

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  • Persuasive Essay On Cardiovascular Disease

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    Why I Chose My Topic Men are generally at greater risk of cardiovascular disease but that does not mean women are not affected by this deadly disease as well. This topic sparked an interest in me because women should be aware and learn about the risk factors for developing heart disease. Many women are not well informed or proactive in preventing or controlling cardiovascular diseases that may arise in the future due to the choices of today. People have little to no control over some risk factors

  • Symptoms And Treatment Of Cardiovascular Disease

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    Picture this, one bright afternoon a mother and daughter are having a calm, relaxing day in their local park. They come across a park bench and decide to sit down. Soon thereafter the mother begins to clutch her chest in agony. The pain of having her daughter watch her agony must have been even more excrutiating. She is fully involved in her first ever heart attack. Unlike sudden cardiac arrest, this woman was experiencing a myocardial infarction. The mother was walking, talking and conscious even

  • Cardiovascularal Disease : Causes And Effects Of Cardiovascular Diseases

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    Cardiovascular disease is a condition that develops when plaque builds up in the walls of the heart’s arteries. This plaque buildup constricts the arteries, which makes it harder for blood to move through them. As artery walls become constricted blood clots can form, which can completely stop the blood flow and can lead to a heart attack or a stroke. A heart attack occurs when the blood flow to the heart from an artery is blocked by a blood clot. As the blood clot interrupts the blood flow entirely

  • Cardiovascular Disease : A Disease That Affects The Heart And Blood Vessels

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    Cardiovascular disease is a disease that affects the heart and blood vessels which may cause various problems relating to the blood flow to the heart. Many complications arise from cardiovascular disease, which may lead up to other life threatening illnesses such as heart attack or stroke. According to the American Heart Association a heart attack occurs when the blood flow of blood to part of the heart is blocked by a blood clot; if the clot cuts the flow of blood part of the heart muscle begins

  • Cardiovascular Disease Is The Number One Killer

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    Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the United States, causing about 610,000 deaths yearly (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015). Cardiovascular disease is defined as a group of disorders damaging the heart and blood vessels, usually involving the blockage of vessels, which in turn harm the heart (WHO, 2015). A 2011 American Heart Association statement predicted that without intervention, 40% of United States adults will have at least one form of Cardiovascular disease

  • Underlying Risks for Cardiovascular Disease Essay

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    Since 1960 the age-adjusted mortality rates for cardiovascular disease (CVD) has declined steadily in the U.S. due to multiple factors, but still remains one of the primary causes of morbidity and premature mortality worldwide. Greater control of risk factors and improved treatments for cardiovascular disease has significantly contributed to this decline (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011). In the U.S. alone it claims approximately 830,000 each year and accounts for 1/6 of all deaths

  • Essay on Nutrition Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease

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    Nutrition Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease It is imperative as a nurse to develop an understanding that caring for a patient goes beyond the physical care given and it includes a holistic aspect: caring for the body, mind and soul. This holistic approach can be applied when assessing patients’ nutritional status and helping them implement healthy life choices, while living with a disease and possibly the comorbidities caused by the disease. Specifically, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and the comorbidities

  • Cohort Follow-u`Studies: Cardiovascular Disease

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    Cohort Follow-up Studies – Cardiovascular Disease: Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of death and mortality across the globe, especially because of its increase in low and middle income countries. The disease is commonly referred to as heart disease since it’s a group of diseases that involve the heart, blood vessels or both. Generally, the disease involves abnormal functioning of the heart of blood vessels, which increases the risk of heart failure, heart attack, cardiac rhythm issues

  • Cardiovascular Disease : The Congestive Heart Failure, Stroke, And Coronary Heart Disease Essay

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    Introduction Cardiovascular disease comprises the congestive heart failure, stroke, and coronary heart disease. These conditions have continued to be the major causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States of America today. The occurrence of cardiovascular diseases is influenced by various factors such as physical, political, environmental, and social factors (Kochanek, 2011). These factors entail access to quality and affordable health care services, affordability to healthy diets, conditions

  • Cardiovascular Diseases : A Health Challenge

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    Cardiovascular diseases continues to be a lingering health challenge globally (WHO, 2014) and also in the United States (CDC, 2014). Major efforts are geared towards tackling this health challenge; reducing the disease burden, addressing the underlying factors, as well as the risk factors. Preventing the onset of cardiovascular disease is the best approach and education is the most formidable tool for achieving the best results. For some individuals however, who already have cardiovascular diseases