It hardens the arteries, making the passage of the blood alot harder to travel...this is one of the reasons why heart patients take aspirin
, since aspirin thins the blood, and allows it to pass through those hardened arteries...
My father died of CHD (Coronary Heart Disease
) and he was an otherwise healthy man...He had an angina
attack and 2 heart attacks...2 of his arteries were severely hardened and clogged...His cholesterol
was normal as was his blood pressure and everything else...so what caused it? According to doctors it was his smoking!
If you are or know a smoker, learn from others' tragedies.