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    of the case study regarding a 47 year old man who has recently been diagnosed with a heart disease known as CAD; I decided to further my research on this topic because it was intriguing to discover all heart diseases including coronary heart disease are taking the lives of countless individuals each year in our nation. A tremendous number of more than 13 million Americans (2005-2015, WebMD). This chronic disease is also known as atherosclerosis and is characterized as a fatty plaque build-up in arteries

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    Heart disease is known widely all over the world. It’s the number one death issue in the United States and also in the state of Oklahoma. Even though America is counted as one of the developed countries in the world, however, it still has an issue of finding a cure to stop these deadly diseases. In Oklahoma, the number one death issue is heart disease and strokes (Heart Disease and Strokes). “It is Oklahoma’s leading killer for both men and women, resulting in more than 9,000 deaths in 2012” (Understanding

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    Cardiovascular disease has reportedly been the number one disease killer for men and women in the United States of America. Every one out of four deaths is caused by heart disease in the United States alone (Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention). Heart disease refers to the different types of conditions and symptoms that can affect the one’s heart and its functions to the body (Mayo Clinic). Cardiovascular/Heart disease has many causes and conditions, prevention methods and symptoms, and

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    the 2015 Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics Update , “cardiovascular heart disease (CVD) strikes once every 43 seconds” (American Heart Association, 2014). The term "heart disease" is often used interchangeably with the term "cardiovascular disease." Cardiovascular disease refers to a gamut of diseases or complications that affect the heart. Different forms of a heart disease include coronary artery disease, a disease of blood vessels; heart rhythm problems, such as arrhythmias; heart infections;

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    According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease or heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in America. Cardiovascular disease refers to a disease of the heart and/or blood vessels. It is also known as heart disease. The term cardiovascular disease covers many conditions and is extremely dangerous. Atherosclerosis is one of the major conditions that falls under the cardiovascular disease category. Atherosclerosis is a condition that develops when plaque, made from various

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    Through many decades there has been discussions on whether or not; periodontal disease is associated with heart disease. Periodontal disease is a result of not taking care of your teeth. When you don’t brush your teeth regularly, you can start getting a build-up of plaque, which will give you inflamed swollen gums that end up bleeding. Our mouth has over 700 different bacteria in there, and with the swollen bleeding gums that makes it perfect for bacteria to get in your bloodstream. Bacteria in

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    According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one cause of death in women, yet most women are not aware of their own risk. In the past, heart disease and myocardial infarction (MI) has been associated with men, which has lead to a misunderstanding within the public that women are not at risk. This has further lead to an oversimplified description of symptoms associated with men, which has been detrimental to women (American Heart Association). Davis et al. (2013) noted

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    HEART DISEASE Heart diseases also known as cardiovascular diseases are various conditions types that may interfere with the function of the heart. These condition types include atherosclerotic also known as coronary artery heart disease which is shown to affect arteries leading to the heart, the heart valve disease which affects the functionality of valves in regulating in and out of the blood flow to the heart. Cardiomyopathy affects the squeezing of the heart muscles. Arrhythmias also called the

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    Heart disease has been around as early as the 1900s and is the number one killer of men and women in the United States. According to the CDC about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year, which is 1 in every 4 deaths ("Heart Disease Facts." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Killing roughly over 370,000 people yearly, coronary heart disease is clearly the most common type of heart disease ("Heart Disease Facts." Centers

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    Heart Disease is a disease that affects the heart’s functions and is incurable. There are several types of Heart Disease including Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Arrhythmia, and Coronary Valve Disease. Heart Disease begins with inflammation and irritation of the inner lining of the coronary arteries and over time, cholesterol in the bloodstream can collect in the inflamed areas and begin the formation of a plaque (Werdo, n.d.). This plaque grows and as it does, the diameter of the artery

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