Atherosclerosis

By: Tristin

Atherosclerosis - Fatty substances form a deposit of plaque on the inner liningof arterial walls.

Symptoms - There are no symptoms but if not treated it could lead to one of three diseases.

Treatment - Lifestyle changes like eating healthy and if you smoke to stop smoking as soon as possible.

Causes

High substances of certain fats, Smoking, and a high cholesterol in the blood stream.

Statistics - there are 4836 females age 85 or older living with it

there are 6722 males 85 or older living with it



cites

"Compare Atherosclerosis Mortality Rates." Www.findthedata.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Apr. 2013.

Staff, Mayo Clinic. "Definition." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 27 June 2012. Web. 30 Apr. 2013.

"Atherosclerosis." WebMD. WebMD, n.d. Web. 30 Apr. 2013.

"National Library of Medicine - National Institutes of Health." U.S National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, 30 Apr. 2013. Web. 30 Apr. 2013.

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