Diseases of the blood vessels- phlebotomist
The blood system has several cases of diseases and ailments most of which can be cured while quite a number are hereditary in nature. Most of these diseases if not taken care of can be very fatal. Most diseases of the blood vessels are mostly about the veins .the blood veins are said to be fuller with blood as compared to the artery. However certain cases of blood vessel disease occurrence affect both blood vessels equally.
Diseases of this nature are usually referred to as cardiovascular diseases and they include disease like;
Coronary artery disease –Which exhibit itself in heart produce certain effects to the blood system which is known to affect the normal functioning of the artery thus affecting the blood flow and the oxygen levels .This condition, is sometimes referred to as atherosclerosis.
Angina pectoris –Which is a sudden outburst of chest pain caused by a condition called myocardial anoxia. It is caused by atherosclerosis. It’s related to certain stress, eating and certain effects of weather.
hypertension-This is a condition caused by the elevation of either systolic or diastolic blood pressure and has been found to exhibit itself in different forms and its major cause is not always known. In the recent past the advanced form of hypertension is known to be caused by some renal diseases .hypertension cause most cases of heart problems on record.
Cardiac arrhythmias –This is a case of the disturbance of the normal functions of the heart. It is usually age related though other causes also exist. Research has proven that hypertension is like a poor man’s disease due to its prevalence among the poor.
Pulmonary edema-This is when the pulmonary circulation is overloaded with fluids ,this results into coughs ,the body becomes cold due to the lowering of the blood pressure.
Rheumatic fever-Mostly affects the joints and other cardiac tissues .it is a very common disease in children.
There are other serious diseases of the blood vessels which cause human deaths. These diseases still require concerted effort in research by phlebotomists. But with the rising cases, the success in research needs to be fast tracked.