Coronary artery atherosclerosis is the single largest killer of men and women in the United States. It is the principal cause of coronary artery disease (CAD), in which atherosclerotic changes are present within the walls of the coronary arteries. The signs and symptoms of coronary artery atherosclerosis include the following:
-Shortness of breath
-Weakness, tiredness, reduced exertional capacity
-Stable angina pectoris
-Tachycardia: Common in persons with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and acute myocardial infarction (AMI)
-High or low blood pressure
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