Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

how do you know if your arteries are clogged

A 52-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
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 50-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 39-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
1
1 thank
A 48-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
16
16 thanks
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Imaging: To formaly diagnose blockages of the fallopian tubes, usually an imaging study known as a hysterosalpingogram is completed. This requires a special dy ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Exertional symptoms: Of shortness of breath or chest pain. You may need a stress test if present.
5
5 thanks
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Artery: Evaluation by cardiologist is first step. Diet & lifestyle changes follow.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Artery: General exam and aryeriograms by cardiologist.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Various choices.: If you know your arteries are not clogged, they don't really need checking. If you are having no symptoms, but want to know if there is early plaque, ... Read More
1
1 comment
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Penile trauma: you might see swelling or discoloration to the penis a urologist would be the specialist to help you
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Clogged arteries: It depends on what you are referring to. But in general, you can see arteries' clots and obstruction with what is called arteriography. A dye is injec ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hemmoroids: The may not be gone, but when you are having no pain or bleeding then they are asymptomatic.
1
1 thank
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dailey
19 years experience Family Medicine
Clot: You can only know for sure by seeing your doctor and having tests. Symptoms suggestive of a blood clot are swelling and pain in one leg only, especia ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If this is a concern: For you would discuss with your physician. If medically warranted he or she can refer to a cardiologist to make a formal assessment. Take care.
2
2 thanks
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Birth of child: A normal regular cycle, a normal pap smear, normal ultrasound are all good indicators but not absolute.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Treatment...: COPD treatment includes smoking cessation since, if you continue to smoke, the disease will progress faster. Bronchodilator and steroid inhalers are t ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Sometimes U don't: Heart attacks can cause no symptoms or atypical symptoms but the classic symptoms are: substernal discomfort, can become painful, described as a weigh ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Your 1st period: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the us. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 & for others not until 16. Before ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Don't know: How do you know your hormones are "imbalanced"? Also which of the thousands of hormones in your body are you referring to? It's not just one giant ent ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wong
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: On which hormones you're talking about - an endocrinologist is a physician who specializes in hormones.
2
2 thanks
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
All gone: When you can't exhale any further. Some diseases make it difficult. Your physician can do some tests (lung function tests or spirometry) to measure y ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Heart check: Generally speaking, part of the routine workup includes blood work & an ekg. If any abnormal findings, further workup is ordered.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Depends on exercise: Depending on the type of exercise, as you get in shape/stronger, you will find that it becomes easier to do the exercise, with less of an increase in ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Unless you have sleep apnea, your oxygenation is fine. If you think you have significant issues a sleep study will provide the answers.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month