Atherosclerosis is the leading cause of mortality in the world. Many learn by their own suffering the effects of a blockage in the arteries.
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The bad news is that, with age, blood cholesterol and calcium can be deposited on the walls of arteries, in small fatty deposits, of variable consistency, called plaques.
Risk factors for atherosclerosis
- Old age
- High blood pressure
- Increased total cholesterol (due to LDL cholesterol)
- Diabetes mellitus
- HDL cholesterol decreased
- Obesity (abdominal circumference greater than 102 cm in men and 88 cm in women)
- Lack of exercise and smoking
Hypertension – Ideal blood pressure is 120/80 mm Hg. Values above 140/90 mm Hg is considered to be hypertensive values at risk of heart attack and stroke.
Obesity – Atherosclerosis is the deposit of bad cholesterol on the blood vessel walls. A good way to prevent this phenomenon is to avoid consumption of fat.
Inactivity and smoking – To reduce the risk of atherosclerosis are indicated to achieve daily exercise for at least 30 minutes. Aerobic exercise helps to nourish the tissues.
Deposits of cholesterol and calcium, plus fragments of tissue taken from the inner walls of the vessel can move to the fingers, causing arthritis.