Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular means anything of, relating to, or involving the heart and the blood vessels (arteries and veins) A healthy heart and circulatory system is vital to life. Ask questions here about how to keep the cardiovascular system pumping.

Asked by Jameson Hauck in Heart, Cardiovascular Health, Death and Dying

Has a person ever been scared to death?

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Yes. Notably (and unfortunately), this happened in 2008, when a fleeing bank robber broke into a 79-year-old woman’s house to hide from police. The woman died of a heart attack, and the robber was given a life sentence for causing her death. While every cardiac event is different, here’s some information about what fear does to your heart: When you feel you’re in danger, your brain orders a surge of adrenaline to course through your body—this triggers your fight-or-flight response, which, among other things, raises your heart rate. The intent is to pump blood to your muscles and other vital organs, preparing you for battle or escape, but in extreme circumstances and risk-prone hearts, this can cause a heart attack. That’s horrifying, but death by fear is rare. Here’s Vincent Bufalino, MD, in his interview with the American Heart Association: “You can have a sudden cardiac-related event related to an adrenaline surge, but I think it would be a stretch to say you could get that from someone coming in a werewolf costume to your front door. [Something that will give you a heart attack] is the kind of thing that you can't prepare for. If it happens, it happens, and you hope your body doesn't overreact to that event.” So, yes, someone has been scared to death, but this isn’t something you need to worry about.
Asked in Cardiovascular Health

What is the function of pulmonary ventilation?

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maintain adequate alveolar ventilation
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Back Neck and Spine, Cardiovascular Health

What causes a slight pain or pinching in the upper left side of my chest?

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If a person feels a slight pain or pinching on the left side of their chest, it could be heartburn. Heartburn is cause my acid in the stomach and spicy foods.
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What is the difference between palpation and palpitation?

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Palpation is an examination technique using hands to "feel" the body. While a palpitation is a sensation wherein you are able to notice your own rapid and strong heart beat.
Asked in Cardiovascular Health, Pulmonary Health

What are the symptoms of a blood clot in the leg?

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Some one fell on my legs it’s swolLen in bruises could it be a blood clot
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Cardiovascular Health, Blood Pressure, Hypertension

Is 146 over 80 high blood pressure?

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The blood pressure, 146/80 is considered to be high. The top number is just a bit high but the bottom number is good.
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Cardiovascular Health

How does genetic affect cardiovascular disease?

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Sometimes it doesn't matter what you do for good health if your family has bad genes.
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Is your blood clot dangerous?

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no...you want your blood to clot.
Asked in Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease

Abnormal lab values for a patient with congestive heart failure?

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you will be looking for beta natriuretic peptide increases... otherwise known as BNP other abnormal lab values
Asked in Cardiovascular Health, Jobs & Education

Contribute a teamwork environment?

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Why is creating a team environment imporatnat? Why is creating a team environment imporatnat? Why is creating a team environment important?
Asked in Cardiovascular Health, Waves Vibrations and Oscillations

For refraction to occur in a wave the wave must?

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For refraction to occur in a wave, the wave must enter a new medium at an angle.
Asked in Health, Exercise, Cardiovascular Health, Cardio Exercise

What is the articular capsule Effect of weight bearing cardiovascular exercise?

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The articular capsule effect of weight bearing cardiovascular exercise has positive and negative effects. The positive effects on the bones prevents osteoporosis. The negative effects of weight bearing exercise affects estrogen levels in women leading to female athletic triad.
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What is the normal eyes vision value in degrees?

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The normal eye vision can detect a stimuli of over 120 degrees range vertically. It can also detect 160 degrees range horizontally.
Asked in Cardiovascular Health, Pain, Hand and Foot Pain

What is this random throbbing pain in my finger tips?

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could be a lot of things. see a doctor if it continues
Asked in Cardiovascular Health, Arm and Leg Pain

What is throbbing?

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throbbing is when for example, your finger feels like it has pressure on it. It squeezes tight.
Asked in Cardiovascular Health, Blood Pressure, Heart Rate

How does low blood count effect blood pressure?

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It would tend to lower the blood pressure all other things being the same
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Where does nutrients enters the blood?

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Nutrients are absorbed by the blood vessel in the small intestines. Special cells in the small intestines are facilitate this movement.
Asked in Cardiovascular Health, Blood Pressure

What is the normal blood pressure for a 31-year old female?

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Every person has a different normal blood pressure but in general it should range between 110/70 to 120/80. Very fit individuals may have a lower blood pressure.
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Cardiovascular Health, Aging and Life Extension, Symptoms

What are symptoms OS raynards disease?

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cyanosis of tips of fingers and toes and infrequenly nose ear lobes. the skin become more blue ' pale or more red than surrounding