What are the six main risk factors for cardiovascular disease quizlet?


Bryon Mcguire   |   Member since 2018  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Smoking; smoking, hypertension, and high cholesterol are major risk factors for cardiovascular disease .

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Owen Overson   |   Member since 2006  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Just so, what are the 3 most important risk factors of cardiovascular disease quizlet?

Smoking; smoking, hypertension, and high cholesterol are major risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

One may also ask, which is considered a risk factor for CVD quizlet? Clinically high blood pressure is defined as a systolic blood pressure > 140 mm Hg and a distolic blood pressure > 90 mm Hg. Physical inactivity is considered to be a major risk factor for the development of heart disease. Physical inactivity is considered to be a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.


Liam Hamilton   |   Member since 2018  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Similarly, which of the following characteristics is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease CVD )?

Among the modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease is a diet that is high in saturated fat and sodium. Other risk factors are tobacco smoke, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, physical inactivity, obesity and overweight, and diabetes mellitus.


Ally Cunningham   |   Member since 2008  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

What are the six major forms of cardiovascular disease?


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Is heart disease inherited from mother or father?

One copy is inherited from your mother and one copy is inherited from your father. Genetic conditions are caused by a change (or mutation) in one or more genes passed from generation to generation. Most genetic heart conditions are inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern.


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How can you reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease?

What can I do to lower my risk of heart disease? Control your blood pressure. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease. Keep your cholesterol and triglyceride levels under control. Stay at a healthy weight. Eat a healthy diet. Get regular exercise. Limit alcohol. Don't smoke. Manage stress.


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What is a health risk?

Medical Definition of Health risk Health risk: an adverse event or negative health consequence due to a specific event, disease, or condition. For example, the health risks of obesity include diabetes, joint disease, increased likelihood of certain cancers, and cardiovascular disease.


Marigold Duvall   |   Member since 2014  |  ✔ Verified

What is the most important determinant of coronary heart diseases?

Classical determinants of cardiovascular disease such as age, male gender, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, diabetes and smoking have been linked to more extensive forms of CAD [4]. A more complex disease pattern, reflected by a higher SS, is therefore expected in patients with a higher risk profile.


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What is the number one risk factor for heart disease that you can control quizlet?

The number-one risk factor for cardiovascular disease that people can control is smoking.


Harvey Fleming   |   Member since 2014  |  ✔ Verified

What are the 5 risk factors of heart disease?

Controllable risk factors include:Smoking. High LDL, or "bad"cholesterol, and low HDL, or "good"cholesterol. Uncontrolled hypertension (high blood pressure) Physical inactivity. Obesity. Uncontrolled diabetes. Uncontrolled stress and anger.


Wade Ellis   |   Member since 2013  |  ✔ Verified

Which is a factor that influences the development of cardiovascular disease?

The risk factors for CVD include unhealthy behaviours; e.g smoking, less physical activities, salt containing diet and overweight, and health factors including cholesterol, Blood Pressure (BP) and glucose. High BP is the highest risk factor to develop CVD.


Alexander Rogers   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

Who is most at risk for cardiovascular disease?

Major risk factors that can't be changedIncreasing Age. The majority of people who die of coronary heart disease are 65 or older. Male gender. Heredity (including race) Tobacco smoke. High blood cholesterol. High blood pressure. Physical inactivity. Obesity and being overweight.


Benjamin James   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

What is modifiable risk factor?

Modifiable risk factors are behaviours and exposures that can raise or lower a person's risk of cancer. They are modifiable because they can, in theory, be changed.


Marilyn Parker   |   Member since 2009  |  ✔ Verified

What are the five major risk factors for cardiovascular disease that can be changed quizlet?

Terms in this set (27)Cardiovascular disease (CVD) A collective term for various diseases of the heart and blood vessels. Risk factors of CVD that can be changed. -- Tobacco use. Tobacco use. High blood pressure. Cholesterol. Unhealthy cholesterol levels. Physical inactivity. Obesity.


Benjamin Keys   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

What are the risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease?

A: Risk factors for heart disease and other cardiovascular disease include:Smoking. Lack of exercise. Diet. Obesity. High blood pressure. High LDL or low HDL cholesterol levels. Family history of heart disease or other cardiovascular disease. Age.


Enoch Gilbert   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

What are the main risk factors for heart disease?

Controllable risk factors for heart disease include:Smoking. High LDL, or "bad"cholesterol, and low HDL, or "good"cholesterol. Uncontrolled high blood pressure. Physical inactivity. Obesity (having a BMI greater than 25) Uncontrolled diabetes. High C-reactive protein. Uncontrolled stress, depression, and anger.


Camellia Parsons   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

What can damage your heart?

Coronary artery disease and heart attack. Coronary artery disease is the most common form of heart disease and the most common cause of heart failure. The disease results from the buildup of fatty deposits (plaque) in your arteries, which reduce blood flow and can lead to heart attack.


Barney Nelson   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

What really causes heart disease?

Plaque buildup thickens and stiffens artery walls, which can inhibit blood flow through your arteries to your organs and tissues. Atherosclerosis is also the most common cause of cardiovascular disease. It can be caused by correctable problems, such as an unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, being overweight and smoking.


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