Heart Disease Worksheet

 Heart Basics   

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  1. Cardio -
  2. Vascular -
  3. The heart is a _________________________.
  4. How many chambers does the heart have? ___________
  5. _____________________ carry blood to the body.
  6. _____________________ carry blood to the heart.

7.  What are the functions of LDL and HDL cholesterol?

8.  Define Atherosclerosis:

9.  Define Arteriosclerosis:

10.  Name and describe 4 cardiovascular surgeries that treat heart disease?

11. What are the non-controllable risk factors?  Explain why each is a risk factor.

12. What are the controllable risk factors?  Explain why each is a risk factor. 

13. List warning signs for a heart attack:

14.  List warning signs for a stroke?

15. Name 3 benefits of exercise?

16.  How can you assess cardiovascular fitness?