Cardiovascular disease


Cardiovascular disease (CVD) encompasses a broad range of medical conditions that impact the heart and blood vessels. Typically, it is linked to the accumulation of fatty deposits within the arteries, known as atherosclerosis, which heightens the likelihood of blood clot formation. Additionally, CVD can result in arterial damage in vital organs like the brain, heart, kidneys, and eyes.

In the United Kingdom, CVD stands as a significant contributor to mortality and disability. However, adopting a healthy lifestyle can largely mitigate its occurrence.

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