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4.03 Cardiovascular Disease

For Personal Fitness

Matthew Ruxton

on 19 April 2011

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Transcript of 4.03 Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease For Personal Fitness The Disease the class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels (arteries and veins). While the term technically refers to any disease that affects the cardiovascular system (as used in MeSH C14), it is usually used to refer to those related to atherosclerosis (arterial disease). Associated Risks Obesity Risk Factors Include Inactivity High Blood Pressure
High Cholestoral Stress Smoking Older Age Groups Gender Heredity Connections Prevention diet high in fibers from vegetables while low in saturated fat and cholesterol; tobacco cessation and avoidance of second-hand smoke; decreased alcohol consumption; lower blood pressures if elevated through the use of antihypertensive medications; strict diabetes management; decrease BMI if overweight or obese; increase daily activity to 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise; and decrease emotional stress in day to day life. Treatment Treatment Options Include Lifestyle Changes Medication Regimes Surgical Operations Affects on Family and Friends Although it may not seem like it, but this condition's best treatment is to be amongst family members.

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