Heart disease - aging

Alternative names
Aging changes in the heart and blood vessels; Atherosclerosis - aging

Information

Some changes in the heart and blood vessels normally occur with age, but many others are modifiable factors that, if not treated, can lead to heart disease.

see Aging changes in the heart and blood vessels.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 7, 2012
by Sharon M. Smith, M.D.

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