Name: Stress and Cardiac Disease
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Physiological Stress -- The unfavorable effect of environmental factors (stressors) on the physiological functions of an organism. Prolonged unresolved physiological stress can affect HOMEOSTASIS of the organism, and may lead to damaging or pathological conditions.
Cardiovascular stress testing -- variety of tests that assess cardiovascular health and function after application of a stress to the heart; usually exercise but sometimes other stresses such as drugs; subjects are monitored electrocardiographically, symptomatically, by blood pressure and heart rate, and other means.
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