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  • Coronary Artery Disease

    Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Our hearts only work when they are receiving oxygen‚ and blood as well as the proper nutrients. However‚ or bodies are very fragile and anything unhealthy will eventually damage the body. Some health conditions can actually harm our bodies as well as bad habits. I want to discuss and explain what does Coronary Artery Disease really means‚ the diagnosis and the treatment that is offered. CAD happens when

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  • Coronary Artery Disease

    Pd. 6 Coronary Artery Disease Coronary heart disease (CHD)‚ also called coronary artery disease‚ is a condition in which plaque builds up inside the coronary arteries. These arteries supply oxygen-rich blood to your heart muscle. This plaque is made up of fat‚ cholesterol‚ calcium‚ and other substances found in the blood. When plaque builds up in the arteries‚ the condition is called atherosclerosis‚ the buildup of plaque occurs over many years. Over time‚ the plaque hardens which causes your coronary

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  • Coronary Artery Disease Essay

    Coronary heart disease is the buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries that could lead to a myocardial infarction. However‚ coronary heart disease‚ or CHD‚ is actually a result of coronary artery disease‚ or CAD. With coronary artery disease‚ plaque accumulates within the walls of the coronary arteries until the blood flow to the heart is limited‚ causing ischemia. It may be chronic‚ caused by narrowing of the coronary artery over time. It can be acute‚ resulting from a sudden rupture and formation

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  • Coranery Artery Disease

    Coronary Artery Disease CAD is caused from plaque buildup in the arteries. The plaque builds up in the little passage way in the artery causing the flow of blood to lessen‚ which in turn can cause a heart attack. This plaque can also break off and will cause a blood clot‚ which can stop the flow of blood through the vein. Risk factors such as “smoking‚ diabetes‚ high cholesterol‚ and high blood pressure” (National Heart Lung and Blood Institute‚ page 1) can cause the plaque buildup

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  • Coronary Artery Disease: Effects of Ayurveda Diet Over Medical Treatment

    Advanced Coronary Artery Disease Can a Plant-Based‚ Ayurvedic Diet Stop the Progression of the Disease and/or Reverse its Effects Better Than Treatment with Medications and Medical Interventions? Jennifer Dodge Bryan College of Health Sciences Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a narrowing of the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart. The narrowing is caused by a buildup of plaque in the arteries which is also called the hardening of the arteries. As the disease progresses

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  • Coronary Heart Disease Case Study

    Problem Coronary heart disease is a chronic disease in which plaque‚ fatty deposits‚ builds up inside the coronary arteries which supply blood to the heart. The build up of plaque is called atherosclerosis and can develop for many years undetected. Some common symptoms of coronary heart disease are chest pain‚ shortness of breath‚ and extreme fatigue with exertion‚ in turn increasing the risk of other health issues such as angina pectoris and eventually heart attacks. Today‚ coronary heart disease is

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  • The Cost of Coronary Heart Disease to Society

    The cost of coronary heart disease to society “Coronary heart disease (CHD)‚ also called coronary artery disease (CAD)‚ is when the vessels supplying blood and oxygen to your heart become narrow or constricted⑺” The main causes are: Smoking cigarettes - Cigarette smoking is a major cause of strokes. High blood pressure - Can put strain on your heart and can lead to CHD. High cholesterol levels - Cholesterol is essential for healthy cells‚ but if there is too much in the blood it can lead

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  • Coronary Heart Disease: A Case Study

    Coronary Heart Disease is a cardiovascular disease which is the leading cause of death in high income countries and causes more than 73‚000 deaths in the UK each year. Approximately 1 in 10 women and 1 in 6 men die from CHD‚ although the chances become similar from the age of fifty. (Nhs.uk‚ 2016) CHD is caused by a gradual build up of fatty material called Atheroma within the walls of the coronary arteries‚ which supply the heart with oxygen rich blood. This causes the arteries to become narrow

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  • Coronary Atherosclerosis

    CAD is thought to begin with damage or injury to the intimal layer of coronary artery‚ sometimes as early as childhood. The damage may be caused by various factors‚ including: smoking‚ hypertension‚ hypercholestromia‚ diabetes or insulin resistance‚ radiation therapy to the chest‚ as used for certain types of cancer‚ and sedentary lifestyle. Once the intimal layer of coronary artery is damaged‚ fatty deposits (plaques) made up of cholesterol and other cellular waste products tend to accumulate at

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  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery and Heart Attacks

    that we’ll save at least one life. Read this & Send to a friend. It could save a life... So‚ please be a true friend and share this article to all your friends you care about.. :-) For Your Heart Vein Opening Are You Suffering from Heart Diseases?  Or have you been advised to undergo Angiography or Bypass?  Please Wait...  Before you undergo Angiography or Bypass treatment‚ you must try with confidence this remedy. you will be cured. The day before

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