Tag: Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease: What the “Risk Factors” Place You at Risk Of

Coronary Artery Disease: What the “Risk Factors” Place You at Risk Of

We have spent the last couple months discussing “cardiac risk factors”: the main things that increase a person’s risk of developing coronary artery disease, also known as coronary heart disease (abbreviated “CAD” and “CHD,” respectively). We now return to that disease entity to consider it in greater detail. CAD is the process of plaque accumulating in the coronary (heart) arteries (the…

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Coronary Artery Disease: What the “Risk Factors” Place You at Risk Of

Coronary Artery Disease: What the “Risk Factors” Place You at Risk Of

Way back in January, I started this blog discussing “cardiac risk factors.”  It was an introduction to what we would discuss over the subsequent several weeks: the main factors that increase a person’s risk of developing coronary artery disease, also known as coronary heart disease (abbreviated “CAD” and “CHD,” respectively).  We now return to that disease entity to consider it…

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