Understanding Coronary Artery Disease

February 19, 2016

Coronary artery disease, CAD also knows as ischemic heart disease (IHD) is a group of diseases that included: unstable angina, stable angina, myocardial infarction and sudden coronary death. Coronary artery disease is considered a cardiovascular disease, which is the most common condition. A common symptom that individuals experience is chest pain and discomfort that can spread throughout the body, to the shoulder, neck, back, arm and even jaw. There are…

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Understanding Blood Vessels

Blood vessels are a then  layer of  squamous epithelium, also called endothelium, which keeps your blood cells inside the blood vessels. Endothelium, also keeps blood clots from forming. The endothelium lines the body’s entire circulatory system, extending form the heart’s interior, called the endocardium. There are three primary types of blood vessels: Veins, Arteries and Capillaries. Blood vessels names are based on the region of the body they carry blood through…

October 17, 2014
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