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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Nigerians above the age of 40 years have been advised to regularly screen for conditions that predispose to cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, hypertension and heart attack.
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Dr Yousuf Al Serkal, assistant undersecretary for the hospitals sector of the ministry, and chairman of the executive committee of National Indicators of Cardiovascular Diseases and Cancer, said the third phase has successfully trained school students on how to promote heart-healthy lifestyles and identify the local and global magnitude of cardiovascular disease.
[USA], Feb 23 (ANI):EeAccording to a recent study, older women, who spend most of their time sitting or laying down are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease and stroke.
According to Yu, cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of deaths in China, which accounted for half of the total mortality.
KARACHI -- Jinnah Sindh Medical University and National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in collaboration with Nixor College organised a heart awareness walk at Seaview beach to sensitize the public about cardiovascular diseases and taking the preventive measures to avoid heart problems.
Muscat: With the aim of reducing the burden of cardiovascular diseases in the country and to save the budget of the health economy, a senior cardiologist has established a centre to deal with heart and vascular diseases in Oman.
Health CAS Rashid Aman said the Ministry is rolling out a universal and comprehensive heath care package to ensure that all Kenyans have access to quality cardiovascular diseases care so as to shield them from catastrophic costs caused by the disease.
While the literature provides some observational data to suggest harm for one of the most prevalent cardiovascular diseases (hypertension), we lack prospective, well-designed studies to answer questions on the link between cannabis use and cardiovascular diseases.

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