Name ____________________________________________ Date _____________________ Period _____________
Cardiovascular Disease Textbook Worksheet
Chapter 25 Lesson 1
I. Write the correct vocabulary term on the line for each definition.
Noncommunicable disease
Cardiovascular disease
1. High blood pressure ________________________________________
2. a disease that is not transmitted by another person or the environment
3. an acute injury in which blood flow to the brain is interrupted
4. a disease that affects the heart and blood vessels
Angina pectoris
5. a disease characterized by the accumulation of plaque on artery walls
6. chest pain that results when the heart does not get enough oxygen
7. irregular heartbeats _________________________________________
II. Fill in the chart below with three risk factors for cardiovascular disease that you can control
and three risk factors that you cannot control
Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease
Factors you can control
Factors you cannot control
III. Write the letter of the disease, diagnostic tool, or treatment in the space next to its
_______ 1. Occurs due to insufficient blood supply to the heart
_______ 2. Uses powerful magnets to produce images of
internal organs
_______ 3. Tube with a balloon inserted into a blocked artery
_______ 4. Slow weakening of the heart over time so that it can no
longer maintain its regular pumping rate and force
a. electrocardiogram
b. magnetic resonance
imaging (MRI)
c. coronary bypass
d. pacemaker
_______ 5. Graphs the heart’s electrical activity
e. heart attack
_______ 6. A device implanted in the chest to treat irregular
f. angioplasty
_______ 7. When a healthy vein is removed from another area of
the body and used to detour around a blocked artery
g. congestive heart
IV. Answer the following questions in the space provided.
1. Compare and Contrast: How is stroke similar to heart attack? How is it different?
2. Why is it important for teens to know about cardiovascular disease? What was found during the evaluation
of teen autopsy results?
3. Evaluate your own daily habits. What unhealthful behaviors do you have that you could change in order to
reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease?