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Q: What distinguishes high blood pressure from conditions such as arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis? A. Arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis can't be treated with medication. B. High blood pressure
is identified by chest pain. C. High blood pressure can't be treated with medication. D. High blood pressure has no symptoms.
A: Answer: A. Arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis can't be treated with medication. Note: The terms atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis are frequently used as though they are the same condition. [ While both conditions are types of coronary artery disease, and may lead to the need for heart surgery, they are not the same. Arteriosclerosis is hardening of the arteries. This condition not only
thickens the wall of arteries, but also causes stiffness and a loss of elasticity. Over time, the arteries become harder and harder as they are slowly damaged by high blood pressure. Arteriosclerosis may be present in any artery of the body, but the disease is most concerning when it attacks the coronary arteries and threatens to cause a heart attack. ]
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User: What distinguishes high blood pressure from conditions such as arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis? A. Arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis can't be treated with medication. B. High blood pressure is identified by chest pain. C. High blood pressure can't be treated with medication. D. High blood pressure has no symptoms.

Weegy: Answer: A. Arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis can't be treated with medication. Note: The terms atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis are frequently used as though they are the same condition. [ While both conditions are types of coronary artery disease, and may lead to the need for heart surgery, they are not the same. Arteriosclerosis is hardening of the arteries. This condition not only thickens the wall of arteries, but also causes stiffness and a loss of elasticity. Over time, the arteries become harder and harder as they are slowly damaged by high blood pressure. Arteriosclerosis may be present in any artery of the body, but the disease is most concerning when it attacks the coronary arteries and threatens to cause a heart attack. ]
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User: Which of the following is NOT a lifestyle risk factor for cardiovascular disease? A. physical activity B. obesity C. diabetes D. tobacco use

Weegy: A. physical activity is NOT a lifestyle risk factor for cardiovascular disease
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User: What distinguishes atherosclerosis from arteriosclerosis? A. Arteriosclerosis can lead to blood clots. B. Atherosclerosis is characterized by plaque buildup. C. Arteriosclerosis results in inefficient blood flow. D. Atherosclerosis is a general term for artery hardening.

Weegy: B. Atherosclerosis is characterized by plaque buildup. Atherosclerosis is the most common type of arteriosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, and caused by plaque building up in the vessel. [ Over time the plaque causes thickening of the walls of the artery. Stiffness and a loss of elasticity also result. ]
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