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What Causes Coronary Artery Disease?

…cholesterol is the main cause of coronary artery disease, but they’re wrong. So, you ask, if cholesterol is not the main culprit for the development of CAD, what is? Inflammation has been identified as playing a central role. Inflammation is your body’s first line of defense against injury or infection…

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Coronary Artery Disease: More Common Than You Think

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Coronary artery disease (CAD) is by far the most common cardiovascular problem. You may have heard of the term atherosclerosis, which refers to the buildup of plaque in the blood vessels. Essentially, coronary artery disease is a form of atherosclerosis…

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Healthy Cholesterol Is Great, But...

…with cholesterol levels, cardiology has been slowly veering away from the narrow view of cholesterol as a primary cause of coronary artery disease (CAD). The field is finally realizing that although good cholesterol levels can help deter the biochemical process that creates damage in arterial walls—which…

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