arterial plaque


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Noun1.arterial plaque - a fatty deposit inside an arterial wall; characteristic of atherosclerosis
plaque - (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
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If that's not you, the flu still can knock you for a loop, trigger complications such as pneumonia, worsen a prior chronic condition or cause rupture of arterial plaque, triggering a heart attack, stroke or impotence.
High in pyrazine and the enzyme nattokinase, blood thinners that can prevent thrombosis (blood clot formations) by essentially devouring arterial plaque, natto significantly reduces the risk of suffering a pulmonary embolism (arterial blockage) that could lead to a heart attack or stroke.
This research suggests that bacteria should be considered to be part of the overall pathology of atherosclerosis and management of bacteria within an arterial plaque lesion may be as important as managing cholesterol.
A high intake of fruit and vegetables during early adulthood was associated with a lower risk of having calcified arterial plaque 20 years later, a benefit that was evident only in women, in the CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults) study.
The MGuard EPS is integrated with a precisely engineered micro net mesh that prevents the unstable arterial plaque and thrombus (clots) that caused the heart attack blockage from breaking off.
What is known is that calcium can build up in arterial plaque (the pockets of cholesterol that grow inside arteries) or within the arteries themselves.
Pathway to the Development of Deadly Arterial Plaque
It is supposed to bind with the calcium that hardens arterial plaque and will subsequently leave the body through your urine.
Seventy-eight percent of these are ischemic and caused by a dislodged blood clot or arterial plaque debris traveling to the brain and blocking a cerebral artery.
When consumed by humans in large quantities, phytosterols reduce arterial plaque buildup.
Excessive arterial plaque levels can restrict blood flow and increase the risk of blood clots--and therefore stroke or myocardial infarction (heart attack).
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