• Chronic
  • Polycythemia can be a result of a lifelong illness, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), or due to problems with the blood itself. (chemocare.com)
  • Diabetes
  • You can try to control your heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes to decrease your chances of developing chest pain. (chemocare.com)
  • This is because they have been associated with increased risk of new-onset diabetes and as such are recommended for use in patients over 65 where the risk of new-onset diabetes is outweighed by the benefits of controlling systolic blood pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • decrease
  • Evidence suggests that reduction of the blood pressure by 5 mmHg can decrease the risk of stroke by 34%, of ischaemic heart disease by 21%, and reduce the likelihood of dementia, heart failure, and mortality from cardiovascular disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • oxygen
  • Walking, swimming, or light aerobic activity may help you to lose weight, and promote the flow of oxygen in your lungs and blood. (chemocare.com)
  • Coronary artery spasm - the coronary artery will "spasm" which creates a temporary narrowing of blood flow, and a temporary lack of oxygen to the heart muscle. (chemocare.com)
  • Hgb carries oxygen in the blood. (chemocare.com)
  • cardiovascular
  • In response, the former director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Dr Elizabeth Nabel, initiated development of cardiovascular health guidelines for pediatric care providers based on a formal evidence review of the science with an integrated format addressing all the major cardiovascular risk factors simultaneously. (aappublications.org)