Explaining Coronary Artery Disease (Video)

The trouble with blocked arteries

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is when the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart grow narrow because of blockages. Usually, the buildup in arteries occurs over time, and shortness of breath or chest pain signal that something’s wrong. In this white board session, Cleveland Clinic’s Umesh N. Khot, MD, explains the causes of coronary artery disease and smart lifestyle changes to help control it.

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