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Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Trans fat bad: Butter is better. Margarine is a trams fat that is worse.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omar Esponda
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Intervention: To this day if an artery is occluded there is no alternative to treatment other than to physically open it. However at times the risk of revasculariz ... Read More
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Alternatives: Surgical intervention works very well but if you want an alternative to surgical intervention, there are diet and exercise programs for reversing hear ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
32 years experience Cardiology
Simple carbs...: Read a book like the South Beach Diet to understand how this happens. It is too complex a response to answer in 400 characters. It was written by a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Clogged arteries: Well, it is possible if you have diabetes, high bad cholesterol, obesity, high blood pressure and strong family history, some studies suggest that a h ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Start w/ these : Tx generally start with a healthy diet, & regular exercise, both of which can help achieve & maintain ideal weight. If you use any tob products, then ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Happy to give 1 but:: We only have 400 characters to answer questions on this forum. So a detailed answer, though making us both ecstatic, is not possible. Hardening of t ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Many factors: 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. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things to do:: Tx for clogged arteries generally starts with a healthy diet, regular exercise which both can lead to good weight. Tx also starts w/ stopping smoking, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
High calories: Consuming more calories than the body needs will end up by building fat in the body and probably accelerates atherosclerosis. Of course consuming fatt ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
Depends on where: Since clogged arteries can occur in many places in the body, symptoms will depend on which arteries are clogged. If they're in the heart a person may ... Read More

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