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Black health library guide to heart disease and hypertension

Paul Jones

Black health library guide to heart disease and hypertension

by Paul Jones

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Published by Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heart -- Diseases -- Popular works.,
  • Hypertension -- Popular works.,
  • Afro-Americans -- Health and hygiene.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHeart disease and hypertension.
    StatementPaul A. Jones with Angela Mitchell ; edited by Linda Villarosa nutritional advisor, Maudene Nelson illustrated by Marcelo Oliver..
    SeriesBlack health library
    ContributionsMitchell, Angela., Oliver, Marcelo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC681
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 165 p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22320403M
    ISBN 100805022678, 0805022686

    2 days ago  Heart-healthy living can help lower your chances of getting heart disease. To live heart-healthy, understand your risk factors of heart disease, know your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers, choose heart-healthy foods, aim for a healthy weight, manage stress, get regular physical activity, quit smoking, and get enough ://   Researchers found that eating too much or too little of certain foods and nutrients can raise the risk of dying of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. These results suggest ways to change eating habits that may help improve health. Having too much sugar, salt, or fat in your diet can raise your risk for certain :// /nih-research-matters/how-dietary-factors-influence-disease-risk.

    Leonard G. Gomella, Steven A. Haist. The Color Atlas and Synopsis of Family Medicine, 3e. Richard P. Usatine, Mindy A. Smith, E.J. Mayeaux, Jr., Heidi S. Chumley ?view=library.   About 49% of participants were black; 54% were women. The researchers collected information from participants about different risk factors for diabetes over 30 years. They gathered personal and family medical history, as well as information about participants’ weight and health habits like smoking, drinking, and :// /factors-contributing-higher-incidence-diabetes-black-americans.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus A Heart Health Check is a minute check-up with your GP to assess your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Why should you get a Heart Health Check? Heart Health Checks can detect issues with your heart health. Coronary heart disease is usually the underlying cause of a heart attack, which is Australia’s number one cause of ://


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Black health library guide to heart disease and hypertension by Paul Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Black health library guide to heart disease and hypertension. [Paul A Jones, M.D.; Angela Mitchell] Originally published as Black health library guide to heart disease and hypertension. New York: Holt, Includes index.

Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 18 cm. Series Title: Black health library guide. Other Titles: Black health library guide to heart disease and hypertension: Responsibility: In a secondary analysis from SPRINT, patients ≥75 years with a history of CV disease had a greater risk of the composite CV outcome (MI, non-MI acute coronary syndrome, stroke, acute decompensated heart failure, and CV mortality) at lower DBP (disease, low /articles//02/26/06/24/older-adults-and-hypertension.

1. Introduction. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death for adults in the United States (US) with an estimated million Americans experiencing some form of CVD [1,2].The term CVD is used to describe disorders of the heart and blood vessels such as coronary heart disease, stroke, congestive heart failure, and ://   Hypertension is abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries, which are the blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the rest of the body.

As the heart beats, it forces blood through the arteries to deliver nutrients and oxygen to the rest of the body. The strength of the blood pushing against the artery walls is blood pressure, which is measured in units called millimeters of At least deaths from heart disease and stroke each year are preventable, and blacks are nearly twice as likely as whites to die of preventable heart disease and stroke.

19 The – life expectancy was consistently lowest in non-Hispanic blacks at birth and at age 65 years, primarily driven by higher hypertension and CVD mortality Global and regional burden of disease and risk factors, Systematic analysis of population health data.

Lancet. ; (): National Blood Pressure and Vascular Disease Advisory Committee. Guide to management of hypertension [online]. National Heart Foundation of Australia. 1 August [cited 20 March ].

High Blood Pressure. High blood pressure (hypertension) is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke, which together kills more New Yorkers than any other disease. Blood pressure is the force of blood moving through your blood vessels. The higher it is, the more damage it High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects African-Americans in unique ways: African-Americans develop high blood pressure at younger ages than other groups in the :// High Blood Pressure (HBP) is an informative guide to living with hypertension, the silent killer among African-Americans.

The guide is written in layman's terms and informs the reader of all aspects of detection, treatment and management. The book allows the reader an opportunity to learn how to take their own blood  › Books › Politics & Social Sciences › Social Sciences. African-American men are 30 percent more likely to die from heart disease than White males 36 percent of Black men are obese million of all African-Americans 20 or older have diabetes   Introduction.

Hypertension occurs in more than one billion individuals, and its prevalence appears to affect approximately 40% of the general population, with an increase upon aging from 7% in younger individuals (18–39 years old), to 65% in individuals over 59 years old [].Hypertension represents the most relevant risk factor for death and disability worldwide, causing an estimated Public health and health care professionals can access numerous statistical reports and data resources related to heart disease and its risk factors.

Data and Statistics. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Information about health conditions and behaviors in the United States from the BRFSS, the world’s largest ongoing Kenya National Guidelines For Cardiovascular Diseases Management.

This book explains the following topics: Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Ischemic heart disease, Heart Failure, d Rheumatic Heart Disease, Congenital Heart Disease in Children and Adults, Stroke, Cardiovascular diseases in Elderly persons, Cardiovascular disease in diabetes, Cardiovascular Tools for Community Health Workers (CHWs) To Help Control Hypertension Hispanic populations have low control rates for hypertension, a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke.

Also, they have high prevalence of high blood cholesterol, and their diets often are high in salt and saturated :// Pregnancy, Ectopic. Pregnancy, Extrauterine. Pregnancy, Tubal. Pregnancy: Fetal Development Slideshow. Premature Infant. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Prevention of ?pg=p.

lifetime. If uncontrolled, it can lead to heart and kidney disease, stroke, and blindness. High blood pressure affects more than 65 million—or 1 in 3— American adults. About 28 percent of American adults ages 18 and older, or about 59 million people, have prehypertension, a condition that also increases the chance of heart disease and Information about journals published by the American Heart Association and American Stroke An extreme form of high blood pressure is called hypertensive emergency.

Hypertensive emergency is characterized by an acute, severe elevation in blood pressure, systolic blood pressure higher than millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) or diastolic higher than mm Hg, which is causing damage to at least one target organs, like the brain, heart, kidneys, and ://   Heart failure (HF) is a growing public health concern as a consequence of the ageing of the population and the improved survival of patients with HF.

HF is defined as impaired organ perfusion and/or high filling pressure. It is a systemic and chronic disease and as such involves many organs, not least the liver and ://. High blood pressure is medically known as hypertension. It means your blood pressure is consistently too high and means that your heart has to work harder to pump blood around your body.

High blood pressure is serious. If you ignore it, it can lead to heart and circulatory diseases like heart attack or stroke. It can also cause kidney failure Blood pressure is the measurement of the pressure or force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls.

Treating high blood pressure (hypertension) is important, due to the risk of stroke, heart failure, kidney failure, and other conditions if hypertension goes untreated. Diet, medications, and exercise might be suggested. Appointments & ://Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics Update: A Report From the American Heart Association.

Circulation ;Jan [Epub ahead of print]. The following are key points to remember about this annual update on the statistics regarding heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular risk factors: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading //02/15/14/39/ahaheart-disease-and-stroke-statistics.