Also referred to as atherosclerosis in medical science, Coronary Artery Disease is a disorder of the heart. Under this condition, the arteries of the heart become narrow and hard as a result of which blood flow through them becomes difficult. Due to obstructed or reduced blood flow, the heart functions are affected adversely which in turn leads to pain and other discomforts in the heart.
What causes coronary artery disease?
- Deposition of plaque in the arteries
- Intake of excessively oily, fatty and greasy foods
- Lack of physical activity
- High cholesterol level
- Hereditary reasons
- Excessive smoking and alcohol consumption