What are the risk factors and symptoms of mesenteric artery disease?

Risk factors for mesenteric artery disease include smoking - the number one risk factor for all cardiovascular diseases - a family history of atherosclerosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, advanced age, obesity, and a sedentary lifestyle.

With mesenteric artery disease, patients can experience weight loss and severe abdominal pain when they eat.

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