HLT Test 3 Review

  1. Cardiovascular disease
    CVD is the number one cause of death for both men and women of all racial groups and ages.

    Arteriosclerosis, ischemia, angina pectoria
  2. Signs of a heart attack include
  3. A stroke
    is when blood flow to the brain is blocked
  4. Signs of stroke include
    • Weakness, numbness, or paralysis on one side of the body
    • Loss or dimming of vision, particularly in ones eyes
    • Loss of speech, or difficulty speaking or understanding speech
    • Sudden, severe headache
    • Sudden dizziness, unsteadiness, or episodes of falling
  5. A transient ischemic attack may be an advance warning for
  6. Uncontrollable risk factors for CVD include
    age, genetics, and ethnicity
  7. Research about the relationship between CVD and psychosocial factors is difficult because
    they are hard to measure; ethical concerns
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HLT Test 3 Review