cardiovascular disease

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Related to Circulatory disease: circulatory system, atherosclerosis, respiratory 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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But unfortunately, heart disease and circulatory disease isn't a done deal.
For Valentine's Day, the BHF are attempting to break the world record for the longest chain, which currently stands at 8525, as a mark of solidarity for the 7 million people in the UK fighting a daily battle with heart and circulatory disease.
Allison Swaine-Hughes, BHF retail operations director, said: "Heart and circulatory disease is one of the UK's biggest killers.
The charity is hoping to break this record as a mark of solidarity for the seven million people in the UK, and 655,800 people in the West Midlands, fighting a daily battle with heart and circulatory disease.
With the help and support of people in Paisley, the charity is hoping to break this record as a mark of solidarity for the 7 million people in the UK fighting a daily battle with heart and circulatory disease, which includes 670,000 people in Scotland.
Diabetes, cancer and circulatory disease affect 14 million Brits.
In Manchester alone, close to 900 lives are lost to heart and circulatory disease a year, with around 47,000 people living with the burden of heart conditions.
OVER 300,000 women in Yorkshire and the Humber are living with heart and circulatory disease, according to latest figures from the British Heart Foundation.
For the 17,700 people in Neath Port Talbot living with heart and circulatory disease, we must take action now.
Around 17,850 people in Middlesbrough are fighting a battle with heart and circulatory disease.
THE British Heart Foundation is currently funding over PS100 million of research into fighting heart and circulatory disease, which takes the lives of over 14,100 people in the West Midlands each year.

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