What Do You Know About Clogged Arteries?
When fat, cholesterol, and calcium build up as plaque lining the blood vessels, you may develop clogged arteries, also known as atherosclerosis.
Plaque can harden, narrowing the opening of the arteries, and cutting off vital blood supply to the body.
Atherosclerosis leads to coronary heart disease (CHD), also called coronary artery disease (CAD).
It is the most common type of heart disease and currently the leading cause of death. more