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Coronary Artery Disease – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Coronary artery disease (CAD), also commonly referred to as coronary heart disease, is a health condition in which plaque affixes itself to the walls of the coronary arteries. Over time, accumulated plaque can create blockages in these blood vessels, preventing the natural flow of oxygen-rich blood to the heart from the lungs. The plaque that causes coronary artery disease is made up predominantly of lipids, cholesterol and calcium. After adhering to the walls of a […]