MUSCARINE

can be isolated from Amanita muscaria, otherwise known as Agaric and other fungi. Muscarine stimulates a variety of acetylcholine receptors in smooth muscle, cardiac...

ALDOSTERONISM

noun. a diseased state brought about by extra release of aldosterone. It is characterized by migraines, urinary dysfunctions, tiredness, high blood pressure, and sometimes...

CARDIAC PSYCHOSIS

Anxiety and disorganised thought processes that occur after a heart attack.

ATROPINE

n. an anticholinergic drug derived from plants, particularly from belladonna (see also belladonna alkaloids). It is also produced synthetically. Its effects include increased heart...

NONCARDIAC CHEST PAIN

repetative pain in the chest which can't be credited to disease of the heart. It typically stems from problems with the esophagus, like...

CARDIAC MUSCLE

Specialised muscle of the heart of striated fibres that interlock and branch and are continuitry electrically.

AEROBIC EXERCISE

the standard of exercise which is up kept by an energy-creating program which comprises of the use of oxygen within the muscle tissue- that...

PSYCHOGENIC CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDER

A disorder mimicking heart disease, but without underlying cardio-pulmonary disease. Symptoms of chest pain, rapid heart beat or chest tightness are therefore thought...

CREATINE KINASE (CK)

a compound that exists in skeletal and heart muscles, as well as brain tissues. Large amounts in the bloodstream might be an indication of...

CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS MACHINE

The mechanical device that carries out the job of the heart and lungs when a person has heart or lung surgery.

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