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What is arteriosclerosis?

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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: CVD

It is hardening of the arteries, caused by fat, cholesterol, and other substances building up in the arteries - this is called plaque - making the arteries stiffer. This plaque interferes with the normal function of the arteries and can cause problems and symptoms throughout the body.
The plaque can block the arteries and/or it can break off and flow to smaller vessels and block them.

In brief: CVD

It is hardening of the arteries, caused by fat, cholesterol, and other substances building up in the arteries - this is called plaque - making the arteries stiffer. This plaque interferes with the normal function of the arteries and can cause problems and symptoms throughout the body.
The plaque can block the arteries and/or it can break off and flow to smaller vessels and block them.
Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Heart disease

Arteriosclerotic heart disease is the abnormality of the heart caused by arteriosclerosis of the heart arteries.

In brief: Heart disease

Arteriosclerotic heart disease is the abnormality of the heart caused by arteriosclerosis of the heart arteries.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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