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Risk Factors and The heart
Risk Factors increase the probability of suffering from a disease.

There are risk factors which we can control e.g. diet, and some that we can't e.g. age.

You need to know the risk factors for CHD

Age and sex - Men are more likely than…

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Coronary Heart disease
CHD refers to any condition that interferes with the coronary arteries that supply blood to the heart.

Fatty deposits build up in an artery when the endothelium becomes damaged and inflamed. The
endothelium may be damaged by high blood pressure or viral infection. A lipid core…


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