Hardening of the arteries, also called atherosclerosis, is a common disorder. It occurs when fat, cholesterol, and other substances build up in the walls of arteries and form hard structures called plaques.
Over time, these plaques can block the arteries and cause symptoms and problems throughout the body.
Atherosclerosis; Arteriosclerosis; Plaque buildup - arteries
Over the course of years and decades, plaque buildup narrows your...Read more