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Fit and Well Cardiovascular chapter 11
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Which blood pressure reading would be considered normal for a healthy adult?
Which blood pressure readings for an adult would prompt a diagnosis of hypertension
Approximately how many nonsmokers die of heart disease each year due to exposure of ETS environmental tobacco smoke?
cardiovascular disease CVD
What is the leading cause of death in the United States?
elevated cholesterol levels, tobacco use, high blood pressure, obesity, physical inactivity, and diabetes
What are the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease that people can change?
family history of CVD
Which of the following cardiovascular disease cvd risk factors are not modifiable?
thickening of artery walls by deposit of fatty substances
Which defines atherosclerosis?
coronary heart disease
Which term refers to atherosclerosis in an artery supplying blood to the heart?
tightness in the chest
What is the most common symptom associated with angina pectoris?
What is the cause of most sudden cardiac deaths?
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