RISKS OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

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RISKS OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE by Mind Map: RISKS OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

1. NON Modifiable Risk Factors

1.1. Sex

1.2. Ethnicity

1.3. Age

1.4. Genetic Predisposition

2. Modifiable Syndrome

2.1. Psychological states- including: depression, Uncontrolled Chronic and Acute Stress, Anxiety, Hostility and Anger- lack of Social support

2.2. Uncontrolled Hypertension

2.3. Homocysteine- high levels in blood linked to CAD

2.4. Hyperlipidemia/elevated serum levels

3. Modifiable Risk Factors

3.1. Alcohol

3.2. Smoking

3.3. Illicit Drug Use: cocaine and methamphetamines lead to CAD which produces coronary spasm and myocardial ischemia - chest pain

4. Modifiable Risk Factors

4.1. Eating a diet high in fat

4.2. Eating a diet high in sugar

5. Modifiable Risk Factors

5.1. Little or no Exercise

5.2. Being overweight or obese

6. Modifiable Risk Factors

6.1. High blood pressure

6.2. High blood sugar

6.3. High LDL (the “bad”) cholesterol

7. Modifiable: those risk factors that CAN be modified/changed.

8. Non-Modifiable Risk Factor: those risk factors that CANNOT be modified/changed.