Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside your arteries. Plaque is a sticky substance made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances found in the blood. Over time, plaque hardens and narrows your arteries. That limits the flow of oxygen-rich blood to your body.

Atherosclerosis can lead to serious problems, including:

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  1. Atherosclerosis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside your arteries. Plaque is a sticky substance ... flow of oxygen-rich blood to your body. Atherosclerosis can lead to serious problems, including: Coronary artery ...
  2. Coronary Artery Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... on their inner walls. This buildup is called atherosclerosis. As it grows, less blood can flow through ...
  3. Atherosclerosis, sometimes called "hardening of the arteries," occurs when fat, cholesterol, and other substances build up in ... the arteries and cause problems throughout the body. Atherosclerosis is a common disorder.
  4. What Is Atherosclerosis? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    Atherosclerosis/Patient Handouts ... Atherosclerosis ... Atherosclerosis/Start Here ... Atherosclerosis ... Coronary Artery Disease/Specifics ... Coronary Artery Disease ... National ...
  5. Atherosclerosis is a disease of the arteries in which fatty material is deposited in the vessel wall, ... muscle leads to symptoms such as chest pain. Atherosclerosis shows no symptoms until a complication occurs.
  6. Atherosclerosis and Stroke (American Stroke Association)  
    Atherosclerosis — often called hardening of the arteries &mdash.
  7. ... blood vessels. This buildup is called plaque, or atherosclerosis. Plaque reduces or stops blood flow. This can ...
  8. The development of arterial atherosclerosis may occur when deposits of cholesterol and plaque accumulate at a tear in the inner lining of an artery. As ...
  9. Atherosclerosis is a disease of the arteries in which fatty material and plaque are deposited in the ...
  10. Atherosclerosis of the extremities is a disease of the peripheral blood vessels that is characterized by narrowing ...
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