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Atherosclerosis

Also called: Hardening Of The Arteries, Artery Hardening, Arteries Hardening

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Well, not exactly.Angina specifically refers to chest pain that occurs when the heart's oxygen supply is reduced. This typically happens due to...
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Atherosclerosis is the progressive buildup of plaque in the arteries over time. One major cause is high levels of LDL-C. Other health factors, such...
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Coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis) is a build-up of fatty material in the wall of the coronary artery that causes narrowing of the artery.
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Atherosclerosis, also known as hardening of the arteries, is the process whereby abnormal deposits of lipids, cholesterol, and plaque build up...
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Atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries is the process whereby abnormal deposits of fats, cholesterol, and plaque build up, leading to coronary...
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Atherosclerosis, often described as a hardening of the arteries, occurs when the normal lining of the arteries deteriorates, the walls of arteries...
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Atherosclerosis -- hardening and narrowing of the arteries -- gets a lot of bad press, with good reason. This progressive process silently and slowly...
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"Atherosclerosis starts when high blood pressure, smoking, or high cholesterol damage the endothelium (a thin layer of cells that lines arteries...
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Plaques from atherosclerosis can: Stay within the artery wall. There, the plaque grows, then stops. They don't block blood flow, so may never cause...
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If you are 40 and generally healthy, you have about a 50% chance of developing serious atherosclerosis in your lifetime. The risk goes up as you get...
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Atherosclerosis is progressive, but it's also preventable. Nine risk factors are to blame for up to 90% of all heart attacks: Smoking./li> High...
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Once a blockage is there, it's generally there to stay. With medication and lifestyle changes, though, plaques may slow or stop growing. They may...
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You may be at a higher risk of atherosclerosis if you: Have high levels of LDL cholesterol in the blood Have high blood pressure Have diabetes...
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One can help to prevent atherosclerosis and reduce heart attack risks by:Controlling high blood pressure and diabetes. Never smoking or stopping...
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Atherosclerosis is a gradual process whereby hard cholesterol substances (plaques) are deposited in the walls of the arteries. Cholesterol plaques...
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