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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2 million people with severe mental illness shows that people with severe mental illness (SMI), including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression, have a 53 per cent higher risk for having cardiovascular disease than healthy controls, with a 78 per cent higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease over the longer term.
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Results: Over 11 years of follow-up, a little over 4200 participants died, and over seven years of follow-up, 892 participants died of cardiovascular disease and 1134 subjects died of cancer.
In rodents, maternal high-fat or cholesterol overfeeding during pregnancy results in offspring with elevated risk factors for cardiovascular disease such as increased blood pressure, abnormal lipid profiles and abnormal glucose homeostasis.
Cardiovascular disease was the number-one killer, and yet people who succumbed to it were often pronounced dead from "unknown" illness.
And to help people who already have cardiovascular disease, it should train a Heart Corps of thousands of non-physician specialists who would help motivate patients to adopt healthy lifestyles.
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Evidence-Based Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women.
Public health programs and health care providers should give as much emphasis to treating elevated LDL among those with diabetes who are still free of cardiovascular disease as among those with already established cardiovascular disease.
Possible benefits include reduced risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes.

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