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CORONARY HEART DISEASE


This is a multi-factorial disease: it can be cause by a high salt diet and a high fat diet, both lead to the same process:
atherosclerosis plaques.




HOW DOES AN ARTERY GET DAMAGED?


HIGH SALT DIET
When salt is consumed, it increases the content of…

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Known as the hardening of the arteries) in the coronary arteries.



1. Cholesterol is deposited in the artery walls.

2. Macrophage (type of white blood cell) engulf the LDL.

3. They become enlarged, known as foam cells located in the artery walls seen as fatty streaks.

4. They…

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