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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 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
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A 30-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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 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 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 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 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Ng answered
16 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Kagan
30 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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