A 58-year-old female asked:
High LDL: More information is needed to determine your individual risk for cardiac event such as smoking history, history of diabetes, and hypertension.. Such a profile would help determine the need to treat the high LDL cholesterol with medications..
A 42-year-old member asked:
Atherosclerosis: Calcium scoring from CT scan of coronaries is adding up radio graphic sum of calcium found. A score of greater than 400 is high so 2100 is extremely high suggesting great amount of atherosclerosis in the coronary arteries. Some studies suggest greater risk of heart related problems with a higher score. I would recommend some close follow up with a cardiologist.
A 50-year-old female asked:
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A 22-year-old male asked:
A 21-year-old female asked:
Exercise: regular exercise improves the efficiency of the extraction of oxygen by your muscles so that the heart becomes more efficient as a pump..
A 46-year-old female asked:
Hypertension: that is high and should be treated
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dyspnea: this isn't a symptom defined as shortness of breath. There are multiple causes of such symptom including cardiac and pulmonary causes.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Angiogram: angiogram of the legs is for diagnosis of arterial blockage and angioplasty might be done if there is blockage sufficient to cause compromise of the circulation to the affected extremity.
A 47-year-old female asked: