hardening of the arteries


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hardening of the arteries

n.
Thickening and loss of elasticity of the arteries characteristic of arteriosclerosis and especially atherosclerosis.

hardening of the arteries

hardening of the arteries

Atherosclerosis, see there.

hardening of the arteries

See ARTERIOSCLEROSIS and ATHEROSCLEROSIS.
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The research found that healthy, middle-aged adults who ate one apple every day for four weeks succeeded in lowering levels of 'bad' cholesterol by 40 percent, a substance which has been linked to the hardening of the arteries.
Washington, October 3 ( ANI ): People who consumed one apple a day for four weeks have been found to have 40 percent lower blood levels of a substance linked to hardening of the arteries, a study has found.
In a study published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, a team of researchers showed how Kawasaki disease is a predisposition to develop accelerated atherosclerosis, often called hardening of the arteries, in young adulthod.
Teesside coroner Michael Sheffield recorded a verdict that the death was accidental, caused by ischaemic heart disease due to a hardening of the arteries, with a cervical spinal cord injury as a contributing factor.
A Most people have heard of cholesterol, a type of fat in the blood that in high levels increases the risk of heart disease and strokes and hardening of the arteries.
Tobacco contributes to the hardening of the arteries, which can become blocked and starve the heart of blood flow, causing the attack.
The ultrasounds were used to scan arteries in their necks and thighs for atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries.
The 66-year-old star, whose body was found in Cardiff's Hilton Hotel on Wednesday, was suffering from hardening of the arteries, or coronary artery atherosclerosis.
Clinical studies over the past decade have suggested that chronically elevated levels of CRP indicate inflammation that puts an individual at risk for hypertension and other cardiovascular ailments such as hardening of the arteries.
It's not hardening of the arteries or mental illness.
The ability of blood cells to stick to the arterial wails was reduced significantly, suggesting the oats compound can help reduce the buildup of plaque in blood vessels, which leads to hardening of the arteries.
increased blood pressure, hardening of the arteries and increased risk of heart disease and liver disease.