CORONARY HEART DISEASE (CHD)

a cardiovascular dysfunction marked by limited blood flow throughout the coronary arteries provided by the cardio muscles. The proponent of such is generally atheroscletosis of the coronary arteries and frequently causes death via myocardial infarction. The growth and forecast of the disease are often impacted by psychosocial and behavioral variables.

CORONARY HEART DISEASE (CHD): "Coronary heart disease has affected the males in Michael's family for the past four generations."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CORONARY HEART DISEASE (CHD)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/coronary-heart-disease-chd/ (accessed December 15, 2019).
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