What Does the Calcium in the Coronary Artery Come From?

Q:
It’s said that except for the fatty materials, the calcium is also likely to accumulate in the coronary. How does it come from?
A:  
Yes, except for the fatty deposits, calcium deposits still deserve your attention. The calcium in your coronary artery is related to the following three factors.

Vessel damaging.
This is common for the general, as a result of the endothelium damage due to smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels.

Thyroid Disorders.
It’s the cardiovascular system who controls your body’s calcium balance. And the thyroid disease may cause excess calcium in the blood.

Age.
Study shows that there is about 20 percent of the elderly aged over 60 have the aortic calcification, which is caused by the aging of both vessels and body.

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