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Your heart and your health

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A discussion of the heart, the cardiac cycle and a healthy heart.

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Your heart and your health

  1. 1. <ul><li>Presentation by Mary Burns Prine, SDCCD </li></ul>Your Heart and your Health
  2. 2. What is the heart http://www.thewellingtoncardiacservices.com/images/TheHeart/200177291-001_4.jpg
  3. 3. The working heart http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/images/heart_interior.gif
  4. 4. A closer look at the heart <ul><li>Lets view a Heart video </li></ul>
  5. 5. Measuring heart action http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/adam/images/en/radial-pulse-picture.jpg
  6. 6. Problems with heart <ul><li>Heart attack </li></ul><ul><li>Abnormal heart rhythm </li></ul><ul><li>Atherosclerosis </li></ul><ul><li>Heart failure </li></ul>
  7. 7. Atherosclerosis http://www.ethos.ag/cardiotrack_files/enlarged-view-of-atherosclerosis.jpg
  8. 8. Prevent Heart Disease <ul><li>No smoking </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain healthy cholesterol & blood pressure levels </li></ul><ul><li>EXERCISE </li></ul><ul><li>Lose weight </li></ul><ul><li>Limit alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy diet </li></ul>

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