Cardiovascular disease refers to all the diseases of the heart and circulation, including coronary heart disease, atrial fibrillation, heart attack, congenital heart disease and stroke.
The main cause of cardiovascular disease is atherosclerosis, which is when plaque builds up in the arteries.
With cardiovascular disease being the biggest killer in the world, it’s important to know its causes, the risk factors for cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis, and what you can do to decrease your risk.
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- What is cardiovascular disease?
- What is atherosclerosis?
- Cardiovascular disease risk factors
- Atherosclerosis risk factors
- What can you do to decrease your risk?