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How are hardening of the arteries & clogged arteries. Different?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Arteries

Hardening of arteries- means loss of elasticity of the arteries.
Mostly it is due to arterial calfication or sclerosis or atherosclerosis. Blocked arteries- it is blockage of arteries either from calfic deposits or cholesterol deposits or both.

In brief: Arteries

Hardening of arteries- means loss of elasticity of the arteries.
Mostly it is due to arterial calfication or sclerosis or atherosclerosis. Blocked arteries- it is blockage of arteries either from calfic deposits or cholesterol deposits or both.
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