Weegy: Causes of Coronary Artery Disease
A low supply of oxygen in the heart is most often caused by atherosclerosis, also called "hardening of the arteries." In this condition, fatty deposits called plaques form in the linings of the blood vessels. [ The plaques make the arteries narrower as they build up, and less blood is able to get through to the heart, depriving it of oxygen.
You are at risk for developing atherosclerosis and CAD if ... (More)