An arterial disease characterized by the deposition of fatty material on their inner walls. The exact cause of atherosclerosis is unknown. However, certain traits, conditions, or habits may increase the risk of developing atherosclerosis. The common risk factors are Unhealthy blood cholesterol levels, High blood pressure, Smoking, Insulin resistance, Diabetes, Overweight or obesity, Lack of physical activity, Unhealthy diet, Older age, Family history of early heart disease etc.
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