How to Prevent Arterial Calcium Deposits

By Skyler White | LIVESTRONG

Arterial calcium deposits contribute to the development of artherosclerosis, which is the hardening and narrowing of your arteries. Combined with cholesterol plaque, calcium deposits can significantly increase your chance of coronary heart disease, heart attacks and strokes, according to the American Heart Association. Although the direct cause of calcium deposits is unknown, you can help to prevent and reduce complications of associated symptoms. Always speak to your doctor before making any changes to your diet or lifestyle, especially if you have any other health conditions.

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