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CHD: Coronary Heart Disease

What increases your risk of developing CHD?
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is a disease that affects your heart. There are plenty of
lifestyle factors that increase your risk of developing CHD:

1. Poor diet: A diet high in saturated fat or salt increases the risk.

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Atheroma's that lead to the formation of a thrombus also weaken the artery walls. The
weakened points will swell to form a balloon-like, blood filled structure called an aneurysm.
Aneurysms frequently burst, leading to haemorrhage and therefore loss of blood to the
region of the body served by that…


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