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Are hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease the same thing?

Are hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease the same thing?

Subset of other: The overall process of atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease involves the disease processes in the walls of the blood vessels that cause blockages affecting the dependent organs. If high blood pressure is the dominant cause of the disease (often coronary, kidney, or brain), then it may be termed hypertensive cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease?

What are the symptoms of hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease?

Usually none: These diseases are usually asymptomatic until the end. Then they can present with stroke, heart attack, aneurysms, and peripheral arterial occlusive disease. The best thing is to know your risk factors (diet, smoking, family history) and early warning symptoms. Best to prevent it from. Ever getting to the point of a catastrophe. ...Read more

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Could you please describe hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease?

Could you please describe hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease?

Ok: Hypertensive is high blood pressure with stress on heart which responds by enlarging hypertrophic less functional muscle- muscle-bound! atherosclerosis is plaque deposits in luminal (phenobarbital) surface of the blood vessels causing obstruction and ischemia and damage by heart attack. ...Read more

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How do I know exactly what is hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease?

How do I know exactly what is hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease?

Hypertension...: Hypertension is the fancy word for high blood pressure and atherosclerotic heart disease is hardening of the arteries in your heart or the process where those heart arteries get clogged up potentially leading to a heart attack. ...Read more

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What's the difference between hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease?

What's the difference between hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease?

Subset of other: The overall process of atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease involves the disease processes in the walls of the blood vessels that cause blockages affecting the dependent organs. If high blood pressure is the dominant cause of the disease (often coronary, kidney, or brain), then it may be termed hypertensive cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease?

D and E: Diet and exercise. No smoking. Aspirin. Statin. Beta-blocker. Ace-inhibitor. For unstable symptoms or high risk features: coronary angiography and revascularization ...Read more

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Is hypertensive atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease hereditary?

Is hypertensive atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease hereditary?

Possibly: Hypertension may have many causes, even in the same person. Some of these may be hereditary. ...Read more

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Are there stages in the development of hypertensive cardiovascular disease? What are those? I'm confused. Thank you!

Are there stages in the development of hypertensive cardiovascular disease? What are those? I'm confused. Thank you!

Good ?: to me "No." Early oin there is just high BP. Then things begin to show up = kidney, heart, brain, bloodvessels. Then sever disease if left uncontrolled. High BPis usally conmpletely curable: it comes w=from what people do. HRS, MD, FACC www.thepmc.org ...Read more

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What is the pathophysiology of hypertensive cardiovascular disease?

Huge!: Can affect head, heart, peripheral blood vessels with consistent or episodic high blood pressure. Many do not know! you can only tell by checking! and must control. ...Read more

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