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Category: Cardiovascular System

Insight into the body system consisting of the heart and blood vessels,

Cardiovascular Disease Medical Terminology

What is Cardiovascular Disease? Cardiovascular disease is any of a number of diseases involving the heart and/or blood vessels. It is the leading cause of death worldwide and is responsible for a huge portion of health care costs in the United States. Therefore, knowledge of the related medical terminology is vital for a number of […]

What is a Normal Blood Pressure vs. a Target Blood Pressure?

Confusion oftentimes exists among individuals outside the medical community over the question of what is a normal blood pressure (BP). This confusion stems from the fact that normal blood pressure applies only to individuals who do not have high blood pressure (hypertension) or certain other health conditions. A target blood pressure on the other hand, […]

Blood Pressure Numbers: A Natural Explanation

The two blood pressure numbers obtained when a BP reading is taken, represent important life-sustaining events. ¬†Although minute in time they are enormous in their effects. The top number of a reading is the systolic blood pressure. The bottom number is the diastolic pressure. In order to appreciate these numbers and the two crucial events […]

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