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HOPE- Cardiovascular Project

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Lauren Culibao

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Cardiovascular Health By: Lauren Culibao What is steady like a metronome, moves gallons of fluid within seconds and is continuously pumping 24/7 throughout every day? Your Heart Cardiovascular Health Factors Interview Questions Emily (11 years) Cons Of Bad Cardiovascular Health Personal Reflection That’s right; your heart! It is a fist-sized muscle that works endlessly and tirelessly from the time of birth to the time of death so it is crucial to keep it healthy. Your heart is one of the most crucial parts of your body and it is very important to keep it in good shape. There are some factors regarding your heart health that you can and cannot control. Having bad cardiovascular health and fitness can have bad repercussions. Preventable Heart Attack
Stroke
Arterial Disease
High Blood Pressure
How much do you know about how the heart functions?
What do you think is crucial to maintaining good cardiovascular health?
How conscious of your heart rate are you when you exercise?
What kinds of actions do you take to take care of your heart?
What do you know about heart disease, its causes and how to prevent it? Q: How much do you know about how the heart functions?
A: I don’t know much but I do know that it has certain parts and is always beating 24/7
Q: What do you think is crucial to maintaining good cardiovascular health?
A: I think it’s important to exercise, run around and just be really active
Q: How conscious of your heart rate are you when you exercise?
A: I don’t pay too much attention but I do slow down when it beats really fast.
Q: What kinds of actions do you take to take care of your heart?
A: I try to exercise and practice sports almost every day. I also try not to eat fatty foods like my mom tells me.
Q: What do you know about heart disease, its causes and how to prevent it?
A: I know that some older people get heart attacks and you can take medicine for it.
I learned a lot about how the heart functions and the importance of staying active and healthy. Also, I learned about heart disease and target heart rate. It is very crucial to take care of your heart because it is pumping all day every day. Contrary to popular belief, not many people are as educated about their cardiovascular health as they should be. Some heart issues and factors that affect it cannot be controlled but most can. So, always remember to monitor your heart rate when you exercise, eat healthy, stay away from fatty, sugary foods, and stay active on a daily basis. The benefits of a healthy heart and the cons and causes of bad cardiovascular fitness Non-preventable Diet
Exercise
Smoking Gender
Age
Family history Chris (16 years) Maria (35 years) Q: How much do you know about how the heart functions?
A: I know that there are 2 atriums and 2 ventricles and the heart is constantly pumping oxygenated blood from the lungs to the rest of the body.
Q: What do you think is crucial to maintaining good cardiovascular health?
A: I think that it is very crucial to remain active on a daily basis and maintain a healthy diet.
Q: How conscious of your heart rate are you when you exercise?
A: When I exercise, I usually try my best to make a habit of staying in my target heart rate zone but I do get distracted and forget sometimes.
Q: What kinds of actions do you take to take care of your heart?
A: I either go for a run or practice sports for at least 30 minutes daily and I stay away from sugary or fatty foods that will give me high cholesterol.
Q: What do you know about heart disease, its causes and how to prevent it?
A: I know that heart disease is more prominent in the elderly but some middle-aged people get heart disease as well. It can be caused by genetics, inactivity and an unbalanced diet.

Q: How much do you know about how the heart functions?
A: I know that there is a left atrium, a left ventricle, a right atrium, a right ventricle and the aorta. The blood is pumped endlessly from the oxygenated lungs to the rest of the body through veins and arteries.
Q: What do you think is crucial to maintaining good cardiovascular health?
A: I think that the most crucial and essential things to maintain good cardiovascular health are making sure you get at least 30 minutes or more of exercise daily and eating nutritious food that are essential to a balanced diet.
Q: How conscious of your heart rate are you when you exercise?
A: I make sure that I am extremely conscious of my heart rate. I wear a heart rate monitor that way I can be certain that I am not under or overworking myself. Being in my target heart rate zone will help improve my heart’s health.
Q: What kinds of actions do you take to take care of your heart?
A: I exercise on a daily basis and make sure I put aside at least 30 minutes a day to be active. I also eat healthy nutritious foods and make healthy decisions. Instead of sugary or fatty foods that will raise my cholesterol levels, I choose to eat fruit. Also, when given a chance, I try to walk places instead of always driving.
Q: What do you know about heart disease, its causes and how to prevent it?
A: Heart disease, in contrary to popular belief, can happen to anyone. I make sure that my kids are aware that you need to stay active and eat healthy to take care of your heart. Although some heart problems are unpreventable due to certain conditions and genetics, it can be prevented if you remain conscious and work hard to take care of yourself. Fatty foods that raise cholesterol, laziness and inactivity can all cause heart problems. Stay active and eating healthy are key factors to a healthy cardiovascular system.
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