Tag: arteries

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The size of your calves may reflect how much cholesterol-filled plaque is in your arteries

The size of your calves may reflect how much cholesterol-filled plaque is in your arteries

A study published by the health portal looked closely at the correlation between calf muscle size and PAD, making notable observations along the wa [...]
'Persistent asthma' linked to build-up of plaque in arteries – study finds stroke risk

'Persistent asthma' linked to build-up of plaque in arteries – study finds stroke risk

Science has consistently shown that chronic, low-grade inflammation can turn into a silent killer that contributes to cardiovascular disease.It doe [...]
Three drinks associated with an ‘extensive’ build-up of calcified plaque in the arteries

Three drinks associated with an ‘extensive’ build-up of calcified plaque in the arteries

Calcification of the arteries is a well-known precursor for vascular disease. The main danger lies in the possibility of plaque breaking off and ba [...]
Man, 60, went blind for ‘5 minutes’ after meals due to severe clogging of his arteries

Man, 60, went blind for ‘5 minutes’ after meals due to severe clogging of his arteries

“It most commonly takes place in individuals whose ocular perfusion is already compromised by carotid disease, in combination with other vascular c [...]
The 'first noticeable' symptom of cholesterol clogging your arteries includes 4 sensations

The 'first noticeable' symptom of cholesterol clogging your arteries includes 4 sensations

High cholesterol might be quiet but its presence can lay the groundwork for a slew of complications, ranging from heart disease to stroke. While th [...]
Spasms could be the 'first noticeable symptom' of cholesterol clogging your arteries

Spasms could be the 'first noticeable symptom' of cholesterol clogging your arteries

Dubbed as the silent killer, high cholesterol is the precursor of severe health problems like heart disease without showing many warning signs. Onc [...]
Blood clots: Three foods that cause the arteries to 'harden and narrow' – 'avoid' says NHS

Blood clots: Three foods that cause the arteries to 'harden and narrow' – 'avoid' says NHS

These foods can increase the risk of blood clots that could potentially block the flow of blood to the heart or brain, warns the NHS. [...]
Blood clots warning: Four types of drinks to avoid – can cause 'hardening' of arteries

Blood clots warning: Four types of drinks to avoid – can cause 'hardening' of arteries

Diet plays a huge part in our health. Certain foods can make us more likely to gain weight or develop high cholesterol, for example. However, what [...]
'Cyclical pain' could be the 'first noticeable' sign of cholesterol clogging your arteries

'Cyclical pain' could be the 'first noticeable' sign of cholesterol clogging your arteries

High levels of "bad" cholesterol are like a ticking time bomb - the damage coming is foreseeable. While cholesterol doesn’t set off any explosions, [...]
The 'first noticeable' sign that cholesterol is dangerously clogging your arteries

The 'first noticeable' sign that cholesterol is dangerously clogging your arteries

Cholesterol, also known as a waxy substance, can often silently wreak havoc in your arteries, triggering health problems such as heart disease and [...]
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