Results for: Atherosclerosis

What is Atherosclerosis?

Atherosclerosis is a condition in which an artery wall thickens asa result of the buildup of fatty materials. Atherosclerosis resultsin a reduced flow of blood in the affected (MORE)
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Who discovered atherosclerosis?

Nikolai Anichkov was the person who discovered atherosclerosis. Itis the hardening of an artery due to an atheromatous plaque.
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What are the cures of atherosclerosis?

There are no cures for atherosclerosis. There are only treatments for it currently and preventative measures you can take to help minimize your risk from the complications tha (MORE)

Can atherosclerosis be fatal?

It certainly can. My dad died 26 years ago from this disease he was 43. We didn't know he had it until thet did the autopsy! He had it apparently since being little. There wer (MORE)
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How does atherosclerosis begin?

It seems that atherosclerosis begins with tiny tears at stressed places in the walls of the arteries
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When can atherosclerosis develop?

can begin in the late teens, but it usually takes decades to cause symptoms. Some people experience rapidly progressing atherosclerosis during their thirties, others during th (MORE)