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What happens during a heart attack?

Coronary artery disease (CAD) affects the arteries that supply blood to the heart. It occurs when the passageway through the coronary arteries,or heart arteries, become narrow due to a build-up of plaque, which includes cholesterol, fatty deposits, calcium, and other substances.    

Watch the video below to know how heart attack occurs

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