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Atherosclerosis: The Stealth Health Threat

August 30, 201626 min
Atherosclerosis is a slowly developing condition that can damage your arteries, eventually setting you up for a heart attack or stroke.Atherosclerosis is sneaky. It’s a slowly developing condition that can damage your arteries, eventually setting you up for a heart attack or stroke. Board certified nutritionist and clinical pharmacist James LaValle joins Dr. Jeff to help listeners understand how atherosclerosis develops and why it can be such a deadly health threat. He also teases out the hereditary and lifestyle factors that can put you at risk. But, it’s not all bad news. According to LaValle, making some simple lifestyle swaps can reduce your risk of atherosclerosis and enhance your overall cardiovascular health.

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