The narrower your arteries are, the less space there is for your blood to flow so the harder the blood pushes against the artery walls. High blood pressure can affect the ability of the arteries to open and close and if your blood pressure is too high the muscles in the artery wall will respond by pushing back harder. This will make the arteries expand and make the walls thicker. Thicker arteries mean that there is less space for the blood to flow through and this will raise your blood pressure even further.
What is hardening of the arteries?
Hardening of the arteries is called arteriosclerosis and it occurs when fat, cholesterol, and other substances build up in the walls of arteries. The fat is first deposited on the inside walls of the arteries, which become hardened by fibrous tissue and calcification. Hardening of the arteries often occurs with ageing. As you grow older, plaque build up narrows your arteries and makes them stiffer or less elastic making it harder for blood to flow through them.
Blocked arteries, also known as Arteriosclerosis, is the build-up of fibrous and fatty material inside the arteries and is the underlying condition that causes coronary heart disease and other circulatory diseases. Arteriosclerosis can affect all of the arteries, but particularly those that supply blood to the heart (coronaries), the neck arteries that supply blood to the brain (carotids), and the arteries that supply the legs (peripheral). This can ultimately bring on symptoms such as chest pain (angina) or lead to life-threatening conditions such as a heart attack or stroke.
Cardio Renew Chelation Therapy can help restore blood flow and improve circulation.