CARDIAC PACEMAKER

A device implanted into the chest to control the heart beats and heart rhythm.

CARDIAC PACEMAKER

n. an artificial electrical device which is implanted in the region of the heart. Its main function is to help regulate (or normalize) an...

CARDIAC PSYCHOLOGY

Health psychology. Specialising in disease and health of the cardiovascular system.

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...

CARDIAC PSYCHOLOGY

n. a sub-specialty within health psychology and behavioral medicine that deals with guidance and education on the behavioral components surounding cardiac health and disease....

CARDIAC PSYCHOSIS

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

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

n. a disorganization in thought processes and a loss in social functioning as a result of a heart condition. It is often associated with...

CARDIOGRAM

The trace of aspects of heart functions on a graph.

ANOXIA

n. reduced oxygen content primarily in the blood and brain due to reduced vascular functioning. Common causes include: carbon monoxide poisoning, cardiac arrest, respiratory...

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