Cardiovascular Disease ppt

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Cardiovascular Disease (CVD):

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) William Davids p.4


DESCRIPTION Any disease that affects the cardiovascular system, principally cardiac disease, vascular diseases of the brain and kidney, and peripheral arterial disease.

Symptoms :

Symptoms Chest pain Shortness of breath. Pain, numbness, weakness or coldness in your legs or arms if the blood vessels in those parts of your body are narrowed. Pain in the neck, jaw, throat, upper abdomen or back.

Prevention :

Prevention Don’t use tobacco products Exercise often Eat healthy


Risks High blood pressure High blood cholesterol Diabetes

Amount of people with CVD :

Amount of people with CVD 26.6 million non-institutionalized adults 11.3 % non-institutionalized adults

Mortality Rate:

Mortality Rate 2.5 million deaths per year (data from 2010) Rate: 807.3 deaths per 100,000 population

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Known people with CVD:

Known people with CVD n/a

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