Hardening of the Arteries (cont.)
Shabir Bhimji, MD
Shehnaz Shaikh, MD
Alan D Forker, MD
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Self-Care at Home
If a person has arteriosclerosis, he or she will need to make the following lifestyle changes:
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Atherosclerosis is a disease of large and medium-sized muscular arteries and is characterized by endothelial dysfunction, vascular inflammation, and the buildup of lipids, cholesterol, calcium, and cellular debris within the intima of the vessel wall.