How Heart Attacks Happen

If you think they’re caused by “plugged pipes,” you’re wrong.

Many of us were taught that heart attacks happen when cholesterol and other fats build up inside an artery until they block blood flow. The concept is easy to understand and makes sense, but it’s not what happens. What does take place helps to explain why preventing coronary artery disease is so important. Where Plaque […]
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