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Why is arteriosclerosis chronic?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: It progresses

Because once it develops it is not very reversible.
It tends to get progressinvely worse as you age. You can slow down the process or even in some cases reverse it by eliminatiing your risk factors.

In brief: It progresses

Because once it develops it is not very reversible.
It tends to get progressinvely worse as you age. You can slow down the process or even in some cases reverse it by eliminatiing your risk factors.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Arteriosclerosis

Is chronic because much of the damage caused by it is irreversible fibrosis and calcification.

In brief: Arteriosclerosis

Is chronic because much of the damage caused by it is irreversible fibrosis and calcification.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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