It is caused by the hardening of the arteries that it causes that their walls become more thicknesses and lose elasticity and although its
is not known, thinks that it is developed when endotelio is deteriorated, that is the deepest layer of the arteries.
This deterioration is
generally consequence of the aging,
many scientists think that the process is triggered by the presence of some virus or like an immune response that produces inflammation.
The deterioration of the arteries and the
presence in the blood cause that this substance, together of rest of
and other substances, are accumulated in the internal surface of the arteries and form
plate that conforms is increasing causes the blockade and reduction of the sanguineous torrent.
greasy substance that takes place in the
and it is also acquired of some foods and although of
form it circulates in the blood and it is
and fundamental component of cellular membranes and diverse hormones, when it exists in excess in the blood represents
very great danger for the
The formation of plates can affect any artery of the organism causing diverse
he is more frequent and dangerous the one that obstructs the
arteries and the artery carotid, ordered to transport blood to the brain, since its obstruction can give by result an
to the heart or
Between the symptoms or signals of
they are: pain or
, reduction of the mental
and renal insufficiency.
Between the risk factors to
it they are:
, that increases the risk of hardening
the feeding that includes foods with high
the exaggerated consumption of spirits.
the sedentarismo and the lack of regular exercise that do not favor the sanguineous circulation.
the familiar antecedents with
also suffering ateroesclerosis.
Other causes of
are hipercolesterolemia familiar,
that is characterized by
levels extremely elevated. Who suffer it they often undergo
to the heart in youth and sometimes also during his