Atherosclerosis leads to complications such as heart attacks, strokes and peripheral vascular disease together called the "cardiovascular disease." These have become the leading cause of death in men and women globally. Although, atherosclerosis has become an epidemic, this deadly process is preventable and treatable. Following the given tips can help to prevent and reduce the risk of complications due to atherosclerosis.
If lifestyle changes aren't enough to control your blood cholesterol levels and atherosclerosis, your doctor may prescribe medicines. Following your doctor’s recommendations regarding lifestyle changes and medications are important to prevent complications such as heart attack, stroke and peripheral artery disease.
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