This is a risk factor for a heart disease
Obesity
More people die from heart attack than this and AIDS combined
cancer
Also known as heart disease
corony ARTERY DISEASE
Medical term for blood clots
thrombus
Blood clot in an artery
Arterial thrombus
When a plaque, made up of hard chlolestrol and other cells, builds up on the walls of the coronory arteries
atherosclerosis
Measures and records the electrical activity of the heart
electrocardiogram
When the blood flow to your heart is blocked long enough to damage, or even begin to kill, your hearts
heart attack
A heart attack with no symptoms
silent heart attack
Irregular, or rapid heart beat
palpitations
Chest pain, or pressure that occurs when the blood and oxygen cant keep up with the needs of the heart
angina