Clogged Arteries? Not All Arterial Plaque is Equally Dangerous

But unstable plaque may rupture and cause a heart attack "out of the blue."

Many people know that plaque can build up in the walls of arteries and cause a heart attack. As the core of the blood vessel gradually grows narrower, blood flow is increasingly restricted. If the plaque grows large enough to obstruct blood flow, a heart attack will occur. Many people who have this type of […]

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