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When you do that, the cells downstream will no longer get oxygen. It is caused by atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, which occurs when plaque from cholesterol and other substances accumulate in the arteries. If the pain is severe or doesn't go away, or if the symptoms are those of a heart attack, call 911 and get evaluated at a nearby hospital emergency room. Risk factors for developing cardiovascular disease include having hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol ( hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipidemia ), obesity, and a sedentary lifestyle.

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