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What happens in the body with arteriosclerosis?

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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Limits to blood flow

In arteriosclerosis, cholesterol builds up in the walls of the artery compromising the inside of the artery where blood flows.
The end result can be limitations in blood flow to the brain, heart, intestines, kidney, and extremities. The symptoms are particular to the organ affected.

In brief: Limits to blood flow

In arteriosclerosis, cholesterol builds up in the walls of the artery compromising the inside of the artery where blood flows.
The end result can be limitations in blood flow to the brain, heart, intestines, kidney, and extremities. The symptoms are particular to the organ affected.
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Clogs and clots

The arteries become clogged, clotted, and occluded and the result is stroke, heart attack, or gangrene (depending on the location).

In brief: Clogs and clots

The arteries become clogged, clotted, and occluded and the result is stroke, heart attack, or gangrene (depending on the location).
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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