HLT Test 3 Review
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CVD is the number one cause of death for both men and women of all racial groups and ages.
Arteriosclerosis, ischemia, angina pectoria
Signs of a heart attack include
is when blood flow to the brain is blocked
Signs of stroke include
- Weakness, numbness, or paralysis on one side of the body
- Loss or dimming of vision, particularly in ones eyes
- Loss of speech, or difficulty speaking or understanding speech
- Sudden, severe headache
- Sudden dizziness, unsteadiness, or episodes of falling
A transient ischemic attack may be an advance warning for
Uncontrollable risk factors for CVD include
age, genetics, and ethnicity
Research about the relationship between CVD and psychosocial factors is difficult because
they are hard to measure; ethical concerns
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