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What are the causes of plaque buildup in the arteries?

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Dr. Brian Mott
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Atherosclerosis

Caused by fats being stored in the walls of the arteries creating plaques.
Other contributing factors are smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure. Dietshigh in fats also are problematic.

In brief: Atherosclerosis

Caused by fats being stored in the walls of the arteries creating plaques.
Other contributing factors are smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure. Dietshigh in fats also are problematic.
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