Coronary Heart Disease
What is Coronary Heart Disease?
It is a narrowing of the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart. It is also known as:
Coronary Artery Disease Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease CHD CAD
Causes of CHD
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Coronary Heart Disease in association with living in a community near a Superfund site
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Coronary Heart Disease Facts
Some 7 million Americans suffer from coronary heart disease (CHD), the most common form of heart disease. This type of heart disease is caused by a narrowing of the coronary arteries that feed the heart. CHD is the num