What is Atherothrombosis?

April 15, 2017

Atherothrombosis (AT) is the underlying condition is a leading cause of death around the world. AT causes of heart attacks, stroke, and peripheral artery disease (narrowing or obstruction created by cholesterol impacting the function of the arteries that supply blood flow to the legs. Atherothrombis, defined as atherosclerotic plaque disruption with superimposed or overlayed, clinnically manifased as cornary artery disese (CAD) The risk factors of AT are high blood pressure,…

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Understanding Coronary Artery Disease

February 19, 2016

Coronary artery disease, CAD also knows as ischemic heart disease (IHD) is a group of diseases that included: unstable angina, stable angina, myocardial infarction and sudden coronary death. Coronary artery disease is considered a cardiovascular disease, which is the most common condition. A common symptom that individuals experience is chest pain and discomfort that can spread throughout the body, to the shoulder, neck, back, arm and even jaw. There are…

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What Is Atherosclerosis?

January 18, 2016

Atherosclerosis is when the arteries harden and become narrower. This is so detrimental because it slowly blocks arteries, putting blood flow at risk. Atherosclerosis is usually the cause of heart attacks, strokes and other peripheral vascular diseases, what are called cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of people in the United Staes, more than 800,000 deaths in 2005. What causes Atherosclerosis? Arteries are blood vessels that transport…

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