Cardiovascular Diseases

  • Benjamin B. Wolman


Coronary heart disease, essential hypertension (EH), and other cardiovascular diseases account for one of every two deaths in the United States (Krantz & Manuck, 1984). According to the Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report of December 19, 1986 (published by the Center for Disease Control, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), in 1984, in the United States, 1,563,000 people died of heart disease and 290,000 of cerebrovascular disease.


Coronary Heart Disease Essential Hypertension Psychosomatic Medicine Mitral Valve Prolapse Coronary Heart Disease Patient 
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