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Exss Chap ten
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Which of the following countries has one of the world's highest CVD death rates?
35 and 44
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in men between the ages of __________.
The four most common types of cardiovascular disease include all of the following EXCEPT __________.
both exercise and emotional stress
Angina pectoris occurs most frequently during __________.
If coronary arteries are severely blocked and the resulting blockage completely impedes blood flow to the heart, a(n) __________ can occur.
major paralysis in the extremities
Minor strokes may involve all of the following EXCEPT __________.
Normal systolic blood pressure is typically __________ mm HG, and normal diastolic blood pressure is typically __________ mm HG.
Clinically, hypertension is typically defined as a resting blood pressure over __________ mm HG systolic or __________+ mm HG diastolic.
Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for hypertension?
1 in 3
The American Heart Association estimates that approximately __________ people suffer from hypertension.
Which of the following is a contributory risk factor for the development of coronary heart disease?
A smoker's risk of developing coronary heart disease is more than __________ that of a nonsmoker.
Nicotine in cigarettes increases heart rate and blood pressure.
Cigarette smoking can influence a person's risk of coronary heart disease in which of the following ways?
Which of the following foods contains the highest sodium content per serving size?
Today, many U. S. citizens consume more than __________ teaspoons of salt per day.
Lowering blood LDL levels can reduce the risk of heart disease by what percentage?
Optimal blood levels of LDL are __________ mg/dl.
A total blood cholesterol concentration that is greater than __________ indicates a high coronary heart disease risk.
A great deal of the protection against coronary heart disease in women is linked to the hormone __________, which may elevate HDL cholesterol.
The American Heart Association recognizes which of the following as a contributory risk factor for coronary heart disease?
Research suggests that the risk of death from coronary heart disease decreases as the total physical activity energy expenditure increases from __________ to __________ kilocalories per week.
The most effective and widely tested cholesterol drugs are a class of drugs called __________.
Smoking decreases the blood's ability to clot.
Cigarette smoking increases the risk of heart disease in all EXCEPT which of the following ways?
1 in 2
In the United States, almost __________ deaths are due to heart disease.
Major risk factors for developing coronary heart disease include all of the following EXCEPT __________.
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