Plaque builds in your arteries but is actually a danger to your heart. If you have plaque build-up associated with coronary artery disease, your heart doctor will work with you to manage it and reduce further damage.
Watch this video to learn about the link between plaque and heart disease. Plaque builds up in your arteries, causing them to narrow. Eventually, plaque can cause a blood clot that stops blood flow to the heart and causes a heart attack.
At Cardiac Solutions, our cardiologists near Phoenix offer care for heart disease and conditions that impact your heart health, including coronary artery disease . To find out more about how our heart doctors can help you live better with heart disease, please call (623) 876-8816.