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Coronary artery disease male

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
CAD in men: Often there are no symptoms until patients develop chest pain or angina. The pain may be in the chest, shoulder, jaw, epigastric area or arm. Usuall ... Read More
Dr. Eric Toloza
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: CAD by itself may not have any symptoms, but significant CAD can cause angina (chest pain), possible arm or neck pain, nausea, sweating, shortness of ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Get to the Doctor: Yes, the answer is of course. But, that is all we can offer you here. You need to have your concerns addressed in person by someone who can perform t ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Unlikely: It would be unlikely that short use of Anabolic steroids in the distant past would cause lasting effects. If there are no other risk factors, he shou ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
CAD: Coronary artery disease is defined as obstructive lesions in the coronary arteries that supply the heart muscle . These start as areas of inflammatio ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Ds of Heart Arteries: The key issue is atherosclerosis, an accumulation of white blood cells in the walls of arteries, typically starts in childhood & is primarily driven b ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Atherosclerosis: Fatty plaque buildup in the walls of coronary arteries that result in decreased flow of blood to the muscle of your heart is coronary artery disease.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
26 years experience Cardiology
EAT: Epicardial adipose tissue (eat) which is vat (visceral adipose tissue) on the surface of the heart. Everywhere there is eat, there will be blockage i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Sort of: Yes it runs in families so if your parents have it you are more likely to also. This is partly because risk factors such as diabetes are also inherite ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Certainly: Evaluation by a primary care & cardiologist, reduce weight - BMI < 28, eat right: low fat, low (bad) cholesterol, consider high quality fish oil, cess ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes if on high dose statins for years it is possible to stabilize and slightly improve.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Not Really: Coronary artery disease, also referred to as CAD or cvd, can be controlled or ameliorated with diet, exercise, cessation of smoking, moderation of al ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Multiple causes: High blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, smoking, genetics, cholesterol, are among the multitude of causes noted.
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