Coronary heart disease
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Coronary heart disease does not always have obvious symptoms. In some people, it can cause chest pain (angina) or serious problems like heart attacks.
Coronary heart disease is caused by a build-up of fatty substances in the blood vessels supplying the heart. It's often linked to an unhealthy diet.
The main treatments for coronary heart disease are healthy lifestyle changes and medicines. Some people may need surgery.
You can reduce your risk of getting coronary heart disease by making simple lifestyle changes, such as being active and having a healthy diet.
Coronary heart disease is a common but serious condition where the blood vessels supplying the heart are narrowed or blocked.
Page last reviewed: 10/03/2020
Next review due: 10/03/2023