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Hardening of the arteries happens when the arteries are damaged and start to accumulate plaque, according to WebMD. The plaque causes the arteries to harden and to narrow. At first, symptoms are silent, but as the arteri... More »

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Hardening of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, typically begins to cause symptoms during middle and old age, states WebMD. A common symptom of atherosclerosis is pain due to increasingly severe narrowing of arteries and ... More »

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Hardening of the arteries in the brain or other parts of the body is known as atherosclerosis, and it is typically caused by an accumulation of LDL cholesterol in the arteries, WebMD reports. Treatments may vary, but doc... More »

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Hardening of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, causes plaque to form on the inside of blood vessels, and when the plaque ruptures, fragments flow through blood vessels until they stop and form a blockage. When the fragme... More »

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Atherosclerotic calcification is another name for arteriosclerosis, a hardening of the arteries that occurs when cholesterol, or plaque, becomes deposited on the walls of arteries, as eMedicineHealth explains. As the wal... More »

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Aortic atherosclerosis is the hardening of the aortic artery that occurs when plaque, a substance made of cholesterol, fats and cellular waste, builds up inside the arteries, partially or completely blocking the flow of ... More »

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Hardening of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, typically begins to cause symptoms during middle and old age, states WebMD. A common symptom of atherosclerosis is pain due to increasingly severe narrowing of arteries and ... More »

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