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Cardiovascular disease is a term used to mean the 'furring up' or narrowing of arteries anywhere in the body: in the heart (coronary heart disease), in the brain (cerebrovascular disease) or in the main arteries or legs (peripheral vascular disease).
To find out more, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) website has information and support for those affected by heart and circulatory disease.