Arteriosclerosis

About- Arteriosclerosis also called atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease occurs due to the build-up of fats, cholesterol and other substances in and on the artery walls.
 
Symptoms-

 Chest pain or angina
 Sudden numbness or weakness in the arms or legs
 Difficulty speaking or slurred speech
 Temporary loss of vision in one eye
 Drooping muscles in the face
 High blood pressure
 Kidney failure
 Pain in the leg, arm, and anywhere else that has a blocked artery
 Shortness of breath
 Fatigue
 Confusion, which occurs if the blockage affects the circulation to the brain
 Muscle weakness in the legs due to lack of blood circulation 

Causes-

 Ageing
 High blood pressure
 High Cholesterol
 High Triglycerides, a type of fat (lipid) in the blood
 Smoking
 Insulin resistance, obesity or diabetes
 Inflammation from diseases, such as arthritis, lupus etc. 

Specialist to Visit

 Cardiologist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk 

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