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Coronary Artery Disease

Causes of Coronary Artery Disease

Causes of coronary artery disease include:

  • High non-HDL cholesterol levels in the blood
  • High LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels in the blood
  • Low HDL (high-density lipoprotein) levels in the blood
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Obesity
  • Family history of heart disease

Locations for Coronary Artery Disease