Coronary Heart Disease

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Where are the coronary arteries? Are they narrow or wide arteries?
They are on the outside of the heart. They are narrow.
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What is atherosclerosis?
When your coronary arteries are blocked with a ockage. Your heart doesn't get enough oxygen and glucose.
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Why does the body need cholesterol?
Cholesterol is needed to make cell membranes, vitamin D, aestrogen, testosterone
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How do we get it into our body?
Our bodies make most of it, but some of it comes from our diet too.
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What is the difference between HDL's amd LDL's?
HDL's are good. (High Density Lipoproteins).
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What is atherosclerosis?

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When your coronary arteries are blocked with a ockage. Your heart doesn't get enough oxygen and glucose.

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Why does the body need cholesterol?

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How do we get it into our body?

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What is the difference between HDL's amd LDL's?

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