An overabundance of so-called “bad” cholesterol clogs the arteries with plaque, making blood flow more difficult. If the plaque ruptures, a blood clot can form and cut off blood supply completely.
Not getting enough sleep can eventually clog arteries, which can cause a heart attack or stroke.
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Scientists are experimenting with rat whiskers. The have found that they stop a stroke from occurring. Cool, right? But, would it work on humans?
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