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Atherosclerosis

 

Hardening of the Arteries: Atherosclerosis

Posted by Atlanta Vascular and Vein in Atherosclerosis

Your arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood away from the heart and deliver it to your bodily tissues. The lining of your arteries, called the endothelium, can accumulate a buildup of cholesterol that develops into hardened plaques, resulting in a condition known as…