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How does someone get arteriosclerosis?
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Several ways
It is partly inherited.
Then there are risk factors that make it more likely to occur, such as smoking, diabetes, hypertension, abnormal lipids, lack of exercise, stress, being overweight, and dietary factors.

In brief: Several ways
It is partly inherited.
Then there are risk factors that make it more likely to occur, such as smoking, diabetes, hypertension, abnormal lipids, lack of exercise, stress, being overweight, and dietary factors.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: How to get atheroscl
Smoke. Get fat. Eat high fat, high calorie foods.
Never exercise. Get diabetes. Choose parents who drop dead at 40 and are also fat and diabetic. That's a tongue in cheek way to explain how to get atherosclerosis!

In brief: How to get atheroscl
Smoke. Get fat. Eat high fat, high calorie foods.
Never exercise. Get diabetes. Choose parents who drop dead at 40 and are also fat and diabetic. That's a tongue in cheek way to explain how to get atherosclerosis!
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
Thank
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