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What Risk Factors Can Cause Atherosclerosis

These modifiable risk factors can develop¬†atherosclerosis: Smoking Abnormal levels of cholesterol/triglycerides High blood pressure Diabetes Obesity Sedentary life style Inflammation These factors cannot be modified: Age Family medical history The more of those risk factors you have, the greater your chance of¬†developing¬†atherosclerosis.