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2014 1A1 Group 1 - Heart Disease

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 Team members


Names / Roles:

  • [Sean Tay]      (Leader)
  • [Shaun Danish]      (Editor)
  • [Zavier Chew]      (Researcher)
  • [Wei Peng]      (Researcher)




Meaning / Definition   *Shaun Danish*

In this section, include a brief description of the disorder or disease. You may include picture(s) or video(s) to illustrate your points.

Heart disease is a disease where the heart does not pump at normal levels,two common causes are a weak or sick heart muscle and the other is abnormal heart valve which causes Heart disease


Information gathered from: http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heart_disease

Causes and Effects  

You may include picture(s) or video(s) to illustrate your points.

1)what cause heart disease?smoking, including secondhand smoke.high blood presure.


2) The effects of heart disease are basically the result of what happens when a person suffers from any form of heart disease.

Some of the effects of heart disease are also symptoms. If you experience any heart disease symptoms, you should immediately take it seriously and consult your doctor.

Some people are more at risk of developing heart disease than others. If you are wondering whether or not you’re at risk, why not just assume you are at risk and start taking steps to prevent or combat heart disease.

The best cure for most diseases is PREVENTION.

However, it may still help to know that heart disease is a man-made disease and is completely reversible. If you or anyone you know has suffered from a heart disease, there a few conditions that you may experience as a result.


Information gathered from:http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hdw/causes.html

Signs and Symptoms   *Zavier*  

In this section, while using a little medical jargon as possible, include a description of the signs and symptoms exhibited by people having the disorder or disease. You may include picture(s) or video(s) to illustrate your points. 


The signs and symptoms of heart disease may different between women and men. Some women who have heart disease have no sign and symptoms. This is called silent heart disease. In both men and women heart disease often feels like pressure or squeezing in the chest. While women also tend to describe a sharp, burning chest pain.  The pain may get worse or occur more often as the buildup of plaque continues to narrow the heart arteries.



Information gathered: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hdw/signs.html

Prevention and Treatment   *Sean Tay*

In this section, while using a little medical jargon as possible,

Ways to prevent heart diseases are, eating a healthy diet, avoid smoking, and exercising regularly.

Eating an unhealthy diet high in fat will make your hardening of arteries worse and increases the risks of heart attack. Smoking is a major risk factor for heart attacks because it causes atherosclerosis and raises blood pressure. Exercising regularly can help  to keep our arteries and other blood vessels flexible, ensuring a good blood flow and normal blood pressure. One of Heart Disease treatments are, Heart Disease Diagnosis and Treatment. Medical care is essential once heart disease is diagnosed, with goals of stabilizing the condition immediately, controlling symptoms over a long term, and providing a cure when possible.


Infomation gathered: http://www.healthline.com/health/heart-disease/exercise and http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Heart-attack/Pages/Prevention.aspx and http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/guide/heart-disease-treatment-care



Link to Other Illnesses or Diseases

In this section, while using a little medical jargon as possible, include a description of the illness(es) or disease(s) that may occur as a result of having this disorder or disease. 

You may include picture(s) or video(s) to illustrate your points.





Plagiarism is a strongly discouraged.


In this section, include the links of all websites you obtained information from to complete your health science wiki page.

For example:

WebMD (http://www.webmd.com/)

Comments (1)

tan_zhi_yao@moe.edu.sg said

at 9:51 am on Jul 2, 2014

Hi Group 1,

A gentle reminder that you will have to finish your wiki page by term 3 week 3. Do include pictures and your own explanation.

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