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Has to work hard to pump blood to the tissues heart
Hypertension has no signs or symptons silentkiller
Fever and coughing are __ of COIVD19 symptoms
During COVID19 there was shortage of this tissue
A type of fat produced in the body; too much can block arteries and lead to heart attack or stroke cholesterol
People should do this at least 30 minutes on most days exercise
Many health conditions are as a result of genectics
A disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired diabetes
This diabetes is found during pregnancy Gestational
The number of types of blood vessels four

Cardiovascular Disease Crossword

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Various diseases involving heart and blood vessels Cardiovascular Disease
Inactive Lifestyle Sedentary
Ranked #2 in deaths in the U.S. Cancer
Consistent High Blood Pressure Hypertension
“Bad” Cholesterol LDL
“Good” Cholesterol HDL
This type of diabetes is biological Type 1 Diabetes
This type of diabetes is environmental Type 2 Diabetes
Blood pressure range Below 120 and Below 80 Normal
Blood pressure range 120-129 or 80-89 Prehypertension
Another name for genetics Heredity
Coronary artery is completely blocked Heart Attack
Blocked blood supply to a part of the brain Stroke
Stroke caused by blockage in a blood vessel Ischemic
Stroke caused by burst or ruptured blood vessel Hemorrhagic
#1 Risk Factor Smoking
overall condition of body or mind and the presence or absence of illness or injury Health
expands the idea of health to include the ability to achieve optimal health, all dimensions Wellness
Any body movement Physical Activity
Internal Dialogue Self Talk
planned, structured, repetitive movement intended to improve or maintain physical fitness Exercise
Length of a workout Duration
Pressure when the heart is beating Systolic
Pressure when the heart is relaxing Diastolic
Peak of an exercise plan, most intense Workout

Cardiovascular Disorders Crossword

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Medical term for chest pain due to coronary heart disease. Heart muscle doesn't get as much blood. angina pectoris
A disease of arteries characterized by deposition of plaque/fatty materials on inner walls. Atherosclerosis
Blood poisoning. Occurs when a bacterial infection else where gets into the blood stream. septicaemia
Clotting of blood in a part of the circulatory system. thrombosis
A sudden neurological impairment. Occurs when blood gets blocked or limited to the brain. stroke
Caused by inflammation and by group A streptococcus. rheumatic fever
Disease where bone marrow produces increased numbers of leukocytes. leukemia
A herediatary genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to control blood clotting. haemophilia
A sudden or fatal occurence when one or more of your coronary arteries get blocked. heart attack
Enlarge twisted veins due to valves not functioning properly. Varicose veins
Hardening and thickening of the artery wall due to build up plaque. arteriosclerosis
An enlargement of an artery caused by the weak artery wall. aneurysm
Abnormally high blood pressure. hypertension

Non-Communicable Diseases Crossword

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diseases non spread from person to person non-communicable
one of the ways non-communicable diseases can be spread heredity
a disease in which abnormal cells multiply & spread Cancer
substances that cause cancer carcinogens
one factor that can increase the risk of cancer unprotected exposure to the sun
one treatment for cancer is chemotherapy
a disease of the heart and blood vessels cardiovascular disease
a condition that results when the blood supply to the heart is blocked heart attack
a blockage of blood or break in a blood vessel that brings blood flow to the brain stroke
pressure of the blood against the artery walls blood pressure
another term for high blood pressure hypertension
a type of condition that lasts for a long time or keeps coming back chronic condition
when the body is unable to produce insulin type 1 diabetes
when the body is unable to use the insulin properly type 2 diabetes
a condition that causes seizures epilepsy
a chronic condition in which breathing becomes difficult asthma
a condition in which the body reacts to foods or other substances allergy

Diabetes Crossword

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Crossword
Description

How should insulin be injected subcutaneously
a popular type of long-acting insulin injection lantus
insulin coming from an outside source exogenous
only type of insulin used today human
a device that gives continuous infusions of insulin through a catheter insulinpump
chronic multi system disease related to abnormal insulin production, impaired insulin utilization, or both diabetesmellitus
when insulin receptors are unresponsive or there are not enough of them the body is ________________ insulinresistant
organ that produces insulin pancreas
Common manifestations include fatigue, infections, prolonged wound healing, and visual changes. (true or false) true
rebound effect where an overdose of insulin causes hypoglycemia somogyieffect
known as juvenile onset diabetes Typeone
increased, frequent urination polyuria
exposure to a virus can cause type one diabetes (true or false) true

Endocrine System Disorders Crossword

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Description

a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland. Goiter
when your adrenal glands are damaged, producing insufficient amounts of the hormone cortisol and often aldosterone as well. Addison's Diesease
which the adrenal gland(s) make too much aldosterone which leads to hypertension (high blood pressure) and low blood potassium levels. Hyperaldosteronism
is caused by problems arising from the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is a gland at the base of the brain that produces many different hormones. Pituitary dwarfism
a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine. Hyperglycemia
seizure is a medical sign consisting of the involuntary contraction of muscles, which may be caused by disease or other conditions that increase the action potential frequency of muscle cells or the nerves that innervate them. Hypoparathyroidism
Rickets is the softening and weakening of bones in children, usually because of an extreme and prolonged vitamin D deficiency. Hyperparathyroidism
a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth owing to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormone Child Cretinism
usually result from a type of lung cancer, or by pituitary tumors Androgens
affects women much more frequently than men, and that the subjects are for the most part of middle age. Adult myxedema
A substance produced in one part of the body, especially in an endocrine gland, that has an effect on another part of the body, to which it is usually carried in the bloodstream. cortical Hormones
a hormone that stimulates growth in animal or plant cells, especially (in animals) a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Growth Hormone
the pituitary produces excessive amounts of GH. Acromegaly
a swelling of the neck and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland. Graves Disease
deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream. Hypoglycemia
a disease in which the secretion of or response to the pituitary hormone vasopressin is impaired, resulting in the production of very large quantities of dilute urine, often with dehydration and insatiable thirst. Diabetes insipidus
A mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year. SAD
used illegally to increase muscle, decrease fat, and enhance athletic performance and body appearance. Steroid abuse
a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones) TFS

Nutrition Crossword

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Description

A substance like starch or sugar that is rich in energy Carbohydrates
Found in foods they our body needs for it to work properly Vitamins
Lack of insulin, resistance to insulin or high blood sugar Diabetes
Overweight Obesity
Obsessive desire to lose weight Anorexia
A fat that contains saturated fatty acids Saturated fats
Naturally occurring inorganic salts Mineral salts
Produced without the use of chemical fertiliser Organic
High in fibre and contains seeds Fruit
High in saturated fat Vegetable oil
A compound of the sterol type found in most body tissues Cholesterol
Healthy eating guide Food pyramid
Caused by bacteria and food in the teeth Tooth decay
Found in foods like meat, eggs and milk, important part of the human diet Proteins
Part of plant such as carrot, potato or cabbage Vegetables
Provides nourishment important for growth Nutrients
Being free from illness or injuries Health
A substance absorbed to maintain growth Food
Contains carbohydrates, vitamins, fibre ect. Balanced diet
Necessary for the trasportation of oxygen Iron

Cardiovascular System Crossword

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the fluid portion of the blood plasma
red blood cells erythrocytes
the oxygen-transporting pigment of erythrocytes hemoglobin
white blood cell leukocytes
a white blood cell with secretory granules in its cytoplasm (ex. eosinophil/basophil) granulocytes
the most abundant of the white blood cells neutrophils
granular white blood cells whose granules readily take up a stain called eosin eosinophils
white blood cells whose granules stain deep blue with basic dye; have a relatively pale nucleus and granular-appearing cytoplasm basophils
white blood cells with a one-lobed nucleus. no granules in cytoplasm agranuloctyes
agranular white blood cells formed in the bone marrow that mature in the lymphoid tissue lymphocytes
large single-nucleus white blood cell; agranular leukocyte monocytes
one of the irregular cell fragments of blood; involved in clotting platelets
formation of blood cells hematopoiesis
stem cells that give rise to all the formed elements of the blood hemocytoblast
the stopping of a flow of blood hemostasis
the stout wall separating the lower chambers of the heart from one another interventricular septum
begins at the base of the right ventricle, branches into two pulmonary arteries which deliver deoxygenated blood to the corresponding lung pulmonary trunk
bicuspid and tricuspid atrioventricular valves
cord-like tendons that connect the papillary muscles to the tricuspid valve and the mitral valve in the heart (heart strings) chordae tendineae
lub dub, lub dub heart sounds
a condition in which the heart produces or is apt to produce a recurring sound indicative of disease or damage murmur
abnormally high blood pressure hypertension
a disease of the arteries characterized by the deposition of plaques of fatty material on their inner walls atherosclerosis
the membranous sac enveloping the heart pericardium
a chamber of the heart receiving blood from the veins; superior heart chambers atria
discharging chambers of the heart ventricles
system of blood vessels that carry blood to and from the lungs for gas exchange pulmonary circulation
major systemic artery; arises from the left ventricle of the heart aorta
systems of blood vessels that carries nutrient- and oxygen-rich blood to all the body organs systemic circulation
valves that prevent blood return to the ventricles after contraction semilunar valves
the contraction phase of heart activity systole
a period (between contractions) of relaxation of the heart during which it fills with blood diastole
a volume of blood ejected by a ventricle during systole stroke volume
sequence of events encompassing one complete contraction and relaxation of the atria and ventricles of the heart cardiac cycle

Health and Wellness Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being Health
A very small parasitic bacterium, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce Chlamydia
A veneral disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina Gonorrhea
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life Nutrient
A chronic bacterial disease that is contracted chiefly by infection during sexual intercourse, but also congenitally by infection of a developing fetus Syphilis
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body Muscle
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth Nutrition
A mineral important in building and maintaining bones, and for muscle and nerve function Calcium
A unit of energy in food Calorie
The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health Wellness
Excessive or extra weight Overweight
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions Psychology
Food that can be prepared quickly and easily and is sold in restaurants and snack bars as a quick meal or to be taken out Fast Food
The condition of being grossly fat or overweight Obesity
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food Grain
A measure of body weight relative to height Body Mass Index
A condition that causes pain in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons Fibromyalgia
A nutritional diagram Food Pyramid
Found only in plant foods Fiber
A hormone that is released from the adrenal glands in response to stress that facilitates fat storage and has a catabolic affect on muscle and connective tissue Cortisol
A fat-like substance that is made by the body and is found naturally in animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products Cholesterol
A form of vitamin A found naturally in yellow/orange vegetables and fruits Beta Carotene
Personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives Lifestyle Factors
High blood pressure Hypertension
A major source of energy in the diet. They are found naturally in foods such as breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and milk and dairy products Carbohydrate

Heart Health Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Not only senior citizens, but even ________ people can have heart disease young
High _______ _________ is known as a "silent killer" Blood Pressure
A common symptom of a heart attack along with shortness of breath, arm or jaw pain Chest Pain
a condition with high blood sugar that increases risk of heart disease Diabetes
Even if you have a family ________of heart disease, you can take action to reduce your risks History
Have this blood level checked at least once a year to help manage your risk of heart disease Cholesterol
Heart ________ can cause shortness of breath and swelling of the feet and ankles Failure
Peripheral _________ Disease causes leg pain as a result of blocked blood vessels Artery
Abnormal or irregular heart beat arrhythmia
Moderate intensity _________ is beneficial to heart health Exercise

Vital Signs Crossword

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Crossword
Description

sweating ceases HEATSTROKE
The patient feels faint, weak, nauseated, wants to rest. Drink warm fluids HEATEXHAUSTION
You may do this for a stable patient's vital signs, but not for unstable person DELEGATE
Caused by prolonged exposure to cold HYPOTHERMIA
Involuntary response to temperature SHIVERING
Will sense changes in body temperature and make changes the body HYPOTHALAMUS
Applying a cool each cloth to a fevered patient CONDUCTION
Use a fan to decrease temperature CONVECTION
Body regulates perspiration or sweating EVAPORATION
When temperature breaks and returns to normal AFEBRILE
Occurs with disease or trauma to the hypothalamus HYPERTHERMIA
Drop of 20 mm HG or more whens standing ORTHOSTATICHYPOTENSION
The normal rate and depth of breathing EUPNEA
Heart rate more than 100 beats per minute TACHYCARDIA
Unlabored breathing less than 12 breaths per minutes BRADYPNEA
Measure the amount of oxygen in the blood stream OXYGENSATURATION
The silent killer. Elevated blood pressure more than 120/80 HYPERTENSION
Rapid breathing TACHYPNEA
Blood pressure less than 90 mm HG HYPOTENSION
Measurable outcomes EVALUATION
Collection of data ASSESSMENT