Atherosclerosis

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What is atherosclerosis?

Atherosclerosis, also called arteriosclerosis, is a vascular disorder characterized by thickening and hardening of the walls of the arteries with plaque.

Common symptoms reported by people with atherosclerosis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for atherosclerosis

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Compare treatments taken by people with atherosclerosis

Let’s build this page together! When you share what it’s like to have atherosclerosis through your profile, those stories and data appear here too.

Got a question about living with atherosclerosis? Members in the forum might have the answers.

Who has atherosclerosis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 66 say atherosclerosis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 4
40s 17
50s 23
60s 58
70+ 51
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 12
50-59 years 17
60-69 years 6
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 76
Female 82

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 82
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from atherosclerosis patients who have completed their condition history
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