Coronary artery disease is a narrowing or blockage of your coronary arteries usually caused by the buildup of fatty material called plaque. Coronary artery disease can lead to angina and heart attack. Fortunately, if you know the risk factors and symptoms for disease, you can be seen at regular intervals and your management plan can be adjusted.
There’s a lot you can do to prevent or slow the progression of coronary artery disease. Work with your healthcare provider to make lifestyle changes that will help you live your life to the fullest.