coronary heart disease


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coronary heart disease:

see coronary artery diseasecoronary artery disease,
condition that results when the coronary arteries are narrowed or occluded, most commonly by atherosclerotic deposits of fibrous and fatty tissue. Coronary artery disease is the most common underlying cause of cardiovascular disability and death.
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It's also associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease - damage in the heart's major blood vessels - which is reduced when patients go on a gluten-free diet.
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Madam, coronary heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in developed countries as well as in developing countries and it is estimated that 17.
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