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Why do people get hypertension and what is coronary artery disease ?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Still CAD

Coronary artery disease is when cholesterol builds up in the coronary arteries.
Hypertension is simply one of the risk factors. Just like diabetes, smoking, age, gender, postmenopausal, etc.You dont need all of them to have cad.

In brief: Still CAD

Coronary artery disease is when cholesterol builds up in the coronary arteries.
Hypertension is simply one of the risk factors. Just like diabetes, smoking, age, gender, postmenopausal, etc.You dont need all of them to have cad.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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