What is Cardiovascular Disease? Well unfortunately it is an incurable disease like many others, except this on attacks the heart. This disease is also known as heart disease as many would know is at. There are many that suffer from this disease, mostly men in the age range of 65 and older. This disease is more prone to be detected in men, but it is now known that women are more at the same risk factors to getting this disease as men. Unlike men, though, women have a longer life without this disease, only because of menopause. It has been proven that sex hormones help in heart attacks, a leading role in cardiovascular disease. As soon as a woman’s menopause concludes she is at the same level of risk for heart disease as any man age 65 and older. Although men can get strokes levels off at around 45-55 while the levels increase until the ages of 60-65 years, do to high blood cholesterol, diabetes, smoking, obesity, and high blood pressure. High blood cholesterol is one of the major factors in cardiovascular heart disease (heart disease). Our bodies already create cholesterol that is substantial to our needs. Our body uses that cholesterol substance that is made by our liver to create new cells membranes and certain hormones. All extra cholesterol enters our bodies when we eat animal by products. One also consumes saturated fats found in many foods, and what happens to all that fat? It breaks down and moves into our blood stream and travels up to our coronary arteries where it
2. Research and analyse the areas of Cardiovascular disease and Cancer using the research scaffold provided.
Analysis areas for Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
The nature of the problem
The major cardiovascular conditions are coronary heart disease, stroke and peripheral vascular disease. One of the major contributing factors to cardiovascular disease is a build-up of fatty tissue (called atherosclerosis) on the inside lining of the arteries. This build-up interferes…
foods have become a part of people’s diet thus, replacing natural food; subsequently, processed foods are the major factor in the obesity epidemic in the United States and other region. In addition, cardiovascular disease has become an issue of concern due to the consumption of processed foods. Also diabetes has crept into the lives of people due to processed foods being an intruding factor. Therefore, replacing natural foods with processed foods can be detrimental to human health.
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The risk factors that can be changed through behavior change include tobacco and alcohol use, physical inactivity, a poor diet that includes high saturated fats, diabetes, obesity and high blood pressure and poverty. Research has shown that stress mainly caused by poverty increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Some of these risks are correlated and contribute to the risk. Poor diet, physical inactivity…
Heart diseases have become the leading cause of death in my community.Articles from the
leading newspapers in the city, statistics from the city health department as well as the CDC
tells the same tale.The heart is the size fist and the strongest muscle which controls pumps of
blood around the body. Risks factors contributing to a high incidence of heart diseases in my
community the Bronx are multiples: environmental, individual…
1. Identify the cause of the disease or deficiency. If it is caused by a virus or bacteria, provide the scientific name.
-Type 2 diabetes develops when the body becomes resistant to insulin or when the pancreas stops producing enough insulin. Exactly why this happens is unknown, although genetics and environmental factors, such as excess weight and not exercising, seem to be contributing factors.
2. List all the parts of the body affected by the disease.
-Type II diabetes affects the…
of the other.
Modern medicine has become so advanced that diseases considered deadly in past decades can be prevented by a simple vaccination. Vaccinations are now standardized in many countries, the first being the smallpox vaccine in Britain in 1853. The World Health Organization claims that vaccinations save more than 3 million people worldwide each year. Modern preventative and curative medicines allow humans to survive diseases or not contract them at all. If accessible to even a minority…
Chronic Respiratory Failure
Date of Care: 03/19/2013
Chamberlain College of Nursing
NR 340: Critical Care
|Assessment |Medical/Nursing Diagnoses |Treatment |
|Brief review of the patient |Medical Diagnoses: |Therapeutic Modalities…
PUBH-8002: Wk. 5 Assignment
Drowsy driving can be related to chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression, or obesity. It is a contributing factor to motor vehicle crashes, industrial disasters, and medical and other occupational errors (7). It is ironic that while listening to this topic on National Public Radio; a driver who may have fallen asleep hit my car last Friday. Modeling studies on accidents that may have caused by drowsy drivers help build…
Lack of dendritic growth in older adults could be due to lack of environmental stimulation and activity
Decrease in brain lateralization – potentially compensatory
Using both hemispheres of the brain to compensate for one another
Mankato nuns – contributing brains to study once they die
Staying cognitively active
Idea density (linguistic ability measured at age 22) linked with higher brain weight, fewer incidences of mild coginitive impairment, and fewer Alzheimer characteristics
August 17, 2014
Nursing Roles and Methodist in Healthcare Promotion
Health, as defined by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Alma Atta that states “complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” This declaration was presented at the WHO International Conference on Primary Health Care, in Alma Atta, Russia in 1978. Health promotion is a series of targeted interventions under the following classifications of primary, secondary…