cardiovascular disease

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Noun1.cardiovascular disease - a disease of the heart or blood vessels
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
cardiopathy, heart disease - a disease of the heart
high blood pressure, hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
aneurism, aneurysm - a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
circulatory failure - failure of the cardiovascular system to supply adequate amounts of blood to body tissues
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The researchers found that, for every 500 MET-mins/week increase in physical activity from being totally sedentary, the risk of death was reduced by 14% in people with CVD and 7% in those without it.
European guidelines on the prevention of CVD do not recommend aspirin for individuals free from CVD due to the increased risk of major bleeding.(2) This advice was subsequently supported by results in moderate risk patients (ARRIVE),(3) diabetic patients (ASCEND),(4) and in people over 70 (ASPREE) which demonstrated that modest reductions in CVD risk were outweighed by the increased bleeding hazard.(5)
Compared to people without CVD who did the most exercise, the increased risk was 87 per cent and 45 per cent for people with CVD who had a totally sedentary lifestyle and for those who did 0-499 MET-mins/week, respectively.
This trial involved 8,179 patients with CVD or diabetes plus other risk factors and LDL levels of 40-100 mg/dL on statin therapy.
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It takes at least five to 10 years and perhaps up to 25 years after quitting, for CVD risk to become as low as that of a person who has never smoked, according to the study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Lopez, Ph.D., and Tim Adair, Ph.D., from the University of Melbourne in Australia, used vital statistics since 2000 for 23 high-income countries to examine age-standardized CVD death rates by sex for all ages.
There are nearly 1.5 million such CVD events in the UK each year.
Previous randomized trials haven't raised much concern, but they included prior users who may have developed patients with baseline CVD.
But European guidelines released in 2016 stated that the drug is not recommended for primary prevention, and the US also imposed stricter regulations in administering aspirin to individuals that are at high-risk for CVD. This means that those who do not have any CVD are not advised to take aspirin as a preventive measure as it can increase the risk of bleeding.
Focusing on CVD, which is the leading cause of deaths in the UAE, Dr Shehab said: "The UAE has all the risk factors for CVD.