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Common Circulatory Ailments

Science VI

heart attack also called myocardial infarction, it involves the death of a heart muscle. coronary arteries a blockage in these will result in heart attack. chest pain also called angina pectoris, one of the symptoms of heart attack

cholesterol fatty element that clogs the coronary or heart arteries hypertension also called high blood pressure, this occurs when excessive or too much force is exerted against the artery walls as the heart pumps blood.

obesity very fat; may cause hypertension sphygmomanometer instrument used to measure systolic and diastolic blood pressure low blood pressure also called hypotension, a disease that is caused by poor diet or by some chronic disease.

anemia most common blood disorder that is marked by abnormalities in the number or function of red blood cells iron-deficiency anemia most prevalent type of anemia where there is lack of iron to make hemoglobin leukemia a type of cancer which affects the blood or bone marrow. there is abnormal production of white blood cells which crowds our red blood cells and platelets.

atherosclerosis condition where fatty deposits develop in the artery walls which cause these to harden. stress a kind of feeling that causes a person a person to be anxious and worried caffeine a kind of food that can raise your blood pressure

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Column A
1. fatty element that clogs the coronary or heart arteries 2. also called high blood pressure, this occurs when excessive or too much force is exerted against the artery walls as the heart pumps blood.3. also called myocardial infarction, it involves the death of a heart muscle.4. a blockage in these will result in heart attack.5. also called angina pectoris, one of the symptoms of heart attack-

Column B
a. Chest pain b. cholesterol c. coronary arteries d. hypertension e. heart attack

6. very fat; may cause Hypertension 7. instrument used to measure systolic and diastolic blood pressure 8. also called hypotension, a disease that is caused by poor diet or by some chronic disease. 9. most common blood disorder that is marked by abnormalities in the number or function of red blood cells 10. most prevalent type of anemia where there is lack of iron to make Hemoglobin 11. a type of cancer which affects the blood or bone marrow

a. leukemia
b. obesity c. low blood pressure d. anemia e. iron deficiency anemia f. sphygmomanometer

condition where fatty deposits develop in the artery walls which cause these to harden. a kind of feeling that causes a person a person to be anxious and worried
a kind of food that can raise your blood pressure

- caffeine

- atherosclerosis

- stress