Caption: CT scans of mummies from around the world reveal that hardening of the arteries
has been a problem for more than 5,000 years.
Hardening of the arteries
should be something senior citizens talk about - and not when they're talking about the grandkids.
If applied in time, changes in diet and exercise can reverse atherosclerosis, the hardening of the arteries
that is caused by a buildup of cholesterol.
Diabetes is a risk factor for hardening of the arteries
, or atherosclerosis, which can lead to heart attack or stroke.
In the Jan/Feb issue, cardiologist Douglas Zipes wrote that doctors often prescribe drugs to prevent clots for their patients with peripheral arterial disease (hardening of the arteries
These patients were most likely to be in the hospital for treatment of septicemia (blood infection), hardening of the arteries
, and heart attacks.
Over the study, there were 587 deaths from heart disease caused by narrowing and hardening of the arteries
. Experts found men who were unfit were at the greatest risk of dying from heart disease, particularly if they worked long hours.
Experts believe higher blood serum levels lead to hardening of the arteries
, which can cause heart attacks.
PAD, meanwhile, causes blockage of the blood vessels in the limbs due to hardening of the arteries
Adherence to three components of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) is associated with decreased progression of atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries
) in post-menopausal women who already have coronary artery disease, according to findings published in the July 2009 issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Which chemical compound in the body is linked to hardening of the arteries
This is mainly caused by a hardening of the arteries
and can lead to heart attacks, strokes, gangrene and ulcers.
Vascular disease is mainly caused by a hardening of the arteries
due to a thickening of the artery lining from fatty deposits.
Research from France has shown that consumption of apple and purple grapes, particularly in juice form, may reduce cholesterol and prevent atherosclerosis, the hardening of the arteries
which leads to heart disease, thanks - it is believed - to their anti-oxidant properties.
Aggressively lowering cholesterol and blood pressure levels below current targets in adults with type 2 diabetes may help to prevent -- and possibly reverse -- hardening of the arteries
, according to new research supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health.