Artherosclerotic plaque

Artherosclerotic plaque

A deposit of fatty and calcium substances that accumulate in the lining of the artery wall, restricting blood flow.
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Omega 3 fatty acids have been reported to reduce CVD by balancing blood pressure and arrhythmia, soothing inflammation, reducing artherosclerotic plaque accumulation; promoting endothelial smoothness and function, as well as lowering lipid levels in the blood (Din 2004).
Unstable plaque lining the walls of coronary arteries is the most dangerous form of the artherosclerotic plaques that underlie heart attacks.