Ischemic heart disease is the most common cardiovascular disease. AT
The experts recalled that the process of plaque accumulationin the walls of arteries is called atherosclerosis. Fortunately, once atherosclerosis develops, lifestyle changes can slow its progression, and in some cases even reverse it. Quitting smoking is the most important factor. Weight loss and increased physical activity are also important.
And here are the signs that plaques can already accumulate in the arteries:
- Elevated cholesterol
- Do you smoke
- metabolic syndrome
- Chest pain
- Actually diagnosed atherosclerosis
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