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Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) (aka: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD); Atherosclerosis; is the leading cause of death worldwide. It is a disease in which a waxy substance called plaque (plak) builds up inside the coronary arteries. These arteries supply oxygen-rich blood to your heart muscle. Over time, CHD can weaken the heart muscle and lead to heart failure or irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmia). The purpose of the community is to share support and information with Coronary Heart Disease patients, their loved ones, and caregivers.

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mechanism of sweating, how it relates to heart disease
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Hi, the mechanism is not really understood. People having heart attack also commonly sweat. Perhaps it's the body kicking in a natural reflex using the immune system. When we get an infection, the body will heat up to try and kill infections if the immune system appears to be struggling. We do know that the mechanism with heart disease involves the immune system, so perhaps the two are linked.
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