Tag: coronary heart disease

What Is Coronary Heart Disease?

The process of coronary heart disease begins when the coronary arteries become narrow by a gradual build up of fatty material within their walls. This condition is called ‘atherosclerosis’ and the fatty material is called ‘atheroma’ In time the artery may become so narrow that it cannot deliver enough oxygen-containing blood to the heart muscle […]

08/07/2016 | 0 Comments More

Coronary Heart Disease & Smoking

What is heart disease?  Coronary Heart disease is the term used to describe the gradual narrowing of the linings of the coronary arteries which can lead to angina or heart attack. Coronary Heart Disease is the single most common cause of death in the UK.  It is also the single most common cause of death […]

03/06/2012 | 0 Comments More