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Department
Biopharmaceutical sciences
Course
BPS1101
Professor
William Ogilvie
Semester
Winter

Description
BPS 1101: Brief Summary on Heart Medications Heast History: - 1 learned from gladiators (anatomy of cardiovascular system from death from fights) - William Harvey 1600’s considered 1 to figure out the heart (though in reality, it was the Egyptians) Highest risk of cardiac death with - tobacco (carbon monoxide binds to hemoglobin) - diet (weight puts strain on heart – salt increases blood pressure) - lack of exercise (exercise increases blood vessels to the heart) - being male (10 times increased risk but after menopause, risk in females = risk in males) - stress - infection (herpes and cytomegalovirus most common) Increased homocysteine with heart problems Homocysteine --------- methionine [taking more VitaminB will not help[ B6/B12 To fix problems with heart problems such as: 1) valve problems: pig valve or mechanical valve 2) impaired neural activity: beta blockers (propranolol) 3) increased blood pressure (take ACE inhibitor, e.g. captopril or enalapril) - <90
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