Arteriosclerosis is a medical condition in which the arteries become thick and stiff to restrict the blood flow to different organs and tissues of the body. It is gradual process in which arteries become weak due to hardening of their structure and affects the organs especially the heart.
The arteriosclerosis occurs due to deposition of plaque in the inner lining of arteries. Many factors like diabetes, high cholesterol and blood pressure, obesity, smoking, etc. are the reasons behind it.
Arteriosclerosis is a condition that affects the cardiovascular system. That’s why the primary symptoms of this condition are mostly related to heart and blood vessels;
Arteriosclerosis is caused by following factors;
To prevent arteriosclerosis, you should change your lifestyle and do the following things;
Apart from lifestyle changes, the arteriosclerosis can not be cured. Rather you can control its progression. Some surgical treatments are performed if the condition becomes life threatening;