Cardiovascular disease

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Cardiovascular Disease
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

Symptons of Cardiovascular Disease
High BP and Hypertension - result from narrowing of artery lumen and deposition of atheroma
Narrower lumen increases friction between blood and artery wall
Narrow lumen increases frivtion raising BP
Wall of artery less elastic - can't dilate and recoil as easily
Arteriosclerosis: the hardening of artery…


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