Type
Word Search
Description

medication
cholesterol
blood vessels
fatigue
headache
dizziness
comorbidities
diabetes
stress
exercise
diet
overweight
smoking
age
high blood pressure

BLOOD PRESSURE & EXERCISE Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

STROKE
DRINK WATER
RELAXATION
STRESS
OVERWEIGHT
PORTION SIZE
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
DIABETES
KIDNEY FAILURE
HEART DISEASE
VEGETABLES
FRUITS
CHECK MY BLOOD PRESSURE
TAKE MY MEDICATION
EXERCISE
HEALTHY DIET
HYPOTENSION
HYPERTENSION
DIASTOLIC
SYSTOLIC

High Blood Pressure Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Another term for high blood pressure hypertension
One in every ______ adults has high blood pressure three
Drinking less of this can lower your blood pressure alcohol
The pressure as the heart beats and pushes blood through the vessels (number on top) Systolic
Recommended number of minutes of aerobic exercise per day Thirty
Treatment when lifestyle changes alone are not enough to treat the high blood pressure Medicine
Managing ______ can help lower high blood pressure Stress
A ___________ kidney will not function properly and fails to remove waste products from the blood diseased
This disease is caused when blood vessels narrow in the kidneys, possibly causing kidney failure Chronic Kidney Disease
Symptoms of high blood pressure Dizziness
The second leading cause of kidney failure in the United States after diabetes High Blood Pressure
Used to measure blood pressure Cuff

Cardiovascular Disease Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Cardiac Rehab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

High Blood pressure Hypertension
Years MMC has had Cardiac Rehab Thirty Four
How many minutes of exercise per week One hundred fifty
A popular piece of exercise equipment Treadmill
Patients should limit this ingredient in their diet Sodium
A high cholesterol food Fried Chicken
This berry is a super food Blueberries
A job related risk factor Stress
A surgical procedure for severe heart disease Open Heart Surgery
A common medication for high cholesterol Statin
What is the abbreviation for "Good" cholesterol HDL

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

NICHOLE HOYE
TOYIA REID
urinary protein
tests
fistula
hemodialysis
treatments
make red blood cell
balance body fluid
stages
special diet
kidney transplant
dialysis
bone pain
headaches
fatigue
high blood pressure
diabetes
ckd
no symptoms
renal failure
end stage kidney disease
chronic
kidney disease

Coronary Artery Disease Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Also know as coronary heart disease coronary artery disease
The type of risk factors you can change Modifiable
The type of diet you should eat to reduce the risk of CAD Heart Healthy
Increase consumption of these in your diet Fruits and Vegetables
The type of fat that contributes most to high cholesterol Saturated
When plaque builds up on walls of coronary arteries Atherosclerosis
Occurs when blood flow to your heart is blocked, resulting in death of heart muscle Heart Attack
These supply blood to the heart Coronary Arteries
Quitting this can reduce your risk for CAD and heart attacks Smoking
You should consume less than 2300 mg of this per day, less if you have high blood pressure Sodium
A common sign of a heart attack for men and women Chest Pain
The amount of physical activity you should get every day Thirty Minutes
You can manage this to improve your mental and physical health and reduce your risk of heart attack Stress
A non-modifiable risk factor Age
Uncontrolled _____________ increases triglycerides and your chances of coronary artery disease Diabetes

Lifestyle Diseases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Two _________ and five vegetables. fruit
Food like spinach, carrots, and cauliflower. vegetables
Means that the disease runs in the family. heredity
Healthy choice for helping to reduce risk of lifestyle disease through movement. exercise
Lifestyle disease associated with glucose control. Diabetes
Lifestyle disease associated with the cardiovascular system. heart disease
Lifestyle disease associated with the digestive tract. bowel cancer
Lifestyle characteristic that involves how we fuel our body. Nutrition
Helps our body to recover over night. sleep
Unhealthy _______________ are the key cause of lifestyle diseases. behaviours
Uncontrollable risk factor associated with how old we are. age
Uncontrollable risk factor associated with whether we are male or female. gender
Disease caused by uncontrollable cell growth in the body. cancer
Blockage of blood flow to the brain. Stroke
__________________ plays a key part in the development of lung, mouth, and throat cancer. smoking
Diet, body weight, physical activity, sun exposure, and drug abuse are all _________________ risk factors. controllable
High blood pressure. hypertension
A fat like substance that occurs only in food of animal origin. cholesterol
Lack of sufficient amount of nutrient, which can often result in illness. deficiency
Chemical process that takes place in the cells after the body absorbs nutrients. metabolism
The body's process of breaking down food into simpler compounds for the body to use. digestion

Medical Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Low RBC count Anemia
Difficulty eating Dysphagia
Too much sugar in the blood Hyperglycemia
Looking at blood vessels with dye Angiogram
Slow heart rate Bradycardia
Without fever Afebrile
Suffix meaning sagging/ falling out of place Ptosis
Root word for cartilage Chrondro
Suffix meaning hernia/tumor Cele
Suffix meaning dilation/stretching Ectasis
Difficulty breathing Dyspnea
Commonly known as 'blood poisoning' Septicemia
Blood group system ABO
Abbreviation for the medical term of stroke CVA
Deficiency of WBC Leukopenia
Examination of the abdomen with a ------scope Laparoscopy
Urination occuring at night Nocturia
High blood pressure Hypertension
Blood clot under the skin Hematoma
Red blood cell Erythrocyte
Root word for skull Crani
Ovary root Oophor
Term for tube Salping
Suffix meaning breakdown or separation Lysis
Root for lung Pneumo
Blue Cyan
Root for rib Cost
Large Macro
Excessive; too much Hyper
Many; much Poly
Requiring the presence of air Aerobic
Platelet Thrombocyte
Removal of a kidney Nephrectomy
Under the skin Subcutaneous
Cutting of a tube/vessel Vasectomy
Inflammation Itis
BID; 3 words Twice a day
ECG Electrocardiogram
PRN; 2 words When necessary

The Circulatory System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The circulatory system is made up of the heart, blood, and blood _______. vessels
The _____ pumps the blood through the blood vessels to the cells. heart
For cells to function properly, the blood carries food, ______, and other substances. oxygen
The circulatory system supplies oxygen, food, and ________ to the cells. hormones
The circulatory system helps control body ___________. temperature
It also removes the _____ products from cells. waste
___ exercises are important for residents who cannot get out of bed. ROM
With a BP consistently 140/90 or higher, a person is diagnosed with ____________, or high blood pressure. hypertension
Hypertension may be caused by _________ and hardening of the blood vessels. narrowing
_________ are a type of medication that reduces fluid in the body. diuretics
Hypertension can lead to a heart attack, ___, blindness, or kidney disease. CVA
________ artery disease occurs when the blood vessels in the coronary arteries narrow. Coronary
______________ happens when the heart does not get enough oxygen. angina pectoris
____ is extremely important for the blood flow to return to normal. rest
A myocardial infraction (heart attack) occurs when the blood flow to the heart muscle is _______. blocked
While recovering from a heart attack, residents may need to avoid ____ temperatures. cold
__________ heart failure happens when one or both sides of the heart quits pumping blood properly. congestive
Blood backs up into the lungs when the ____ side of the heart is affected. left
Blood backs up into the abdomen, feet, or legs when the _____ side of the heart is affected. right
When the legs, feet, arms, or hands do not have enough blood circulation, it is call peripheral ________ disease (PVD) vascular
Smoking, ________, inactivity, obesity, hypertension, and high cholesterol are all risk factors for PVD. diabetes

Heart Disease Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Are most heart diseases genetic? Mostly
most likely to accure in high or low blood pressure? high
most likely to have heart disease? women
main body organ? heart
a cause of heart disease? diabetes
something to quit while having heart problems? smoking
things that are stopping artery from working? clots
what does the heart pump? blood
what is the most important thing pumped throughout blood? oxygen
who to ring during an expected heart attack? emergency
the size of an adult human heart? fist
amount of deaths caused by heart attacks yearly in the United States? thousands
can increase the risk of heart disease? alcohol
main symptoms in females? lightheaded
symptoms? neausea
produces with fat count to clog artery? dairy
a symptoms of an heart attack? fatigue
people at risk? obese
forms of ways to prevent heart attack? exercise
another symptoms? chest-pains