Atherosclerosis

When the blood vessels that supply the heart gets narrowed by the buildup of a fatty substance called plaque, it is called atherosclerosis. High levels of triglycerides, aging, sedentary lifestyle, obesity, smoking, diabetes, and hypertension can increase the risk of atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis can result in symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, tiredness.

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