Results 1 - 10 of 16 for Cardiovascular Disease
  1. Heart Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    If you're like most people, you think that heart disease is a problem for others. But heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S. It is also a major ...
  2. Vascular Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    What are vascular diseases? Your vascular system is your body's network of blood vessels. It includes your: Arteries, which carry oxygen-rich blood from ...
  3. How to Prevent Heart Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    Heart disease is the leading cause of the death in the United States. It is also a major cause of disability. There are many things that can raise your risk ...
  4. Peripheral Arterial Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) happens when there is a narrowing of the blood vessels outside of your heart. The cause of PAD is atherosclerosis. This happens ...
  5. Stroke (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is a stroke? A stroke happens when there is a loss of blood flow to part of the brain. Your brain cells cannot get the oxygen and nutrients they ...
  6. Vaccines (National Library of Medicine)  
    What are vaccines? Vaccines are injections (shots), liquids, pills, or nasal sprays that you take to teach your body's immune system to recognize and defend ...
  7. Latino and Hispanic American Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    Every racial or ethnic group has specific health concerns. Differences in the health of groups can result from: Genetics Environmental factors Access to care ...
  8. Lupus (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is lupus? Lupus is an autoimmune disease. This means that your immune system attacks healthy cells and tissues by mistake. This can damage many parts ...
  9. Diabetic Heart Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high. Glucose comes from foods you eat. The cells ...
  10. Metabolic Syndrome (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... you have, the higher your risk for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke is. What causes ... lifestyle changes. NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
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