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What can be done to reverse the clogging of your arteries after a lifetime of eating things that would clog

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
36 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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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Statin: A combination of maintaining normal weight, regular exercise, avoiding tobacco, vegetarian or mediterranean diet, control of bp, and use of a statin a ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kedarnath Vaidya
Specializes in Cardiology
It is possible: Age correlates with presence of atherosclerosis or plaque and will be more likely with more risk factors. The answer to you question is ba ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Varies: Some clot acutely for a variety of reasons. If open, and over time, progressive atherosclerosis, and new plaque can happen in grafted vessels, other ... Read More
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Early clogging: Use of antiplatlet agents and statin may help to increase graft patency. Early clogging can be from a number of causes. Surgeon and cardiologist shoul ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Helps to prevent : Such conditiins rather, healthy diet too, but once established, medical treatment is needed, wish you wellness
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Symptoms?: Do you have any symptoms? Any strong family history? Stress tests are not usually done without symptoms or a strong suggestion from history. For a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Heart problems: I would expect it to be scary. Your heart is being extremely stressed and your circulation is not keeping up. See a doctor immediately.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Ng answered
17 years experience Urology
Sorry: Unfortunately no. Eating oatmeal, maintaining a diet low in fat and salt, regular exercise and keeping a balance lifestyle will help reduce future da ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Most usually pains: in the chest in a 17 year old woman are from the muscles and the bones. Obviously you feel guilty about your diet so change it! It would be worthwhile ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Kagan
31 years experience Vascular Surgery
Complicated question: 1st, veins and arteries behave differently and can't be lumped together. 2nd, vein disease is usually not affected by diet 3rd, artery disease c ... Read More
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