Atherosclerosis Risk Factors
Scientists do not know the exact cause, but they do know that certain conditions increase your chance of developing Atherosclerosis.
Risk factors that you canít control:
Ageóas you get older, your risk increases. Men-after 45, women-after 55.
Family history of early heart disease or stroke.
Risk factors that you can control:
High blood pressure
High blood cholesterol
Lack of physical activity