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...

CARDIOGRAM

n. a record which shows cardiovascular muscle activity - that is, the heartbeat pattern and pumping action of heart muscle. An electrocardiogram, for example,...

CARDIOMYOPATHY

A disease of the heart muscle with an uncertain cause.

ANXIETY DISORDER DUE TO A GENERAL MEDICAL CON

significant anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, panic attacks, obsessions, and compulsions) that interferes with daily functioning, and is deemed to be caused directly by the...

CARDIOMYOPATHY

n. any severe disease affecting the heart muscle. Usually, heart muscle disease is followed by a deterioration in function and, consequently, possible heart failure....

CARDIOPHOBIA

Fear of developing a heart condition. See cardiac neurosis.

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