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This is a condition where the blood vessels thicken due to fatty deposits, usually cholesterol and heart function decreases. It is a general term
It usually is also associated with inflammation of the blood vessels that causes chronic and progressive damage.
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Hi Rick, I am intersted to know, if u can, about the sudden death...we spoke 4mins before...I was told he had a Heart Stent 2 years ago.