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Coronary heart disease: Eight AVOIDABLE factors increasing your risk of DEADLY condition

Coronary heart disease is where a waxy substance called plaque builds up inside the coronary arteries, and prevents oxygen-rich blood getting to the heart.

According to Heart UK, it is the leading cause of death in the UK.

What’s more, it kills many below the age of 75 years, and is responsible for 23,000 premature deaths a year in the UK.

Some people are at an increased risk of heart disease due to inherited risk factors, like Daily Express :: Health Feed

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