Kin 104 Quiz #4
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What is the leading cause of death in the United States?
cardiovascular disease (CVD
Which of the following cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are NOT modifiable?
family history of CVD
Which blood pressure reading would be considered normal for a healthy adult?
Why is excess cholesterol hazardous to health?
It is deposited on artery walls
Which cholesterol profile would place someone at greatest risk for heart disease?
low HDL and high LDL
From where does the heart muscle receive its blood supply?
What is the most common symptom associated with angina pectoris?
tightness in the chest
Which problem does blockage of blood supply to the brain cause?
What are the symptoms of hypertension?
There are no symptoms.
Which defines atherosclerosis?
thickening of artery walls by deposit of fatty substances
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