Aging changes in the heart and blood vessels

Alternative Names

Heart disease – aging; Atherosclerosis – aging

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/15/2010

Taking your carotid pulse
Circulation of blood through the heart
Radial pulse
Normal heart anatomy (cut section)
Effects of age on blood pressure

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