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what is the best treatment for calcification of heart vessels

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Coronary calcium: Due to damage to the inside layer of coronary (heart) arteries, cholesterol and other cells deposit in between the layers of the artery. There are var ... Read More

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Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Fosamax (alendronate) & hearts: Fosamax does not contribute to calcium deposits in the coronary arteries. Fosamax works only on bone metabolism to inhibit the breakdown of bone when ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are any of a: number of areas that could be calcified. Some are of more clinical importance than others. Without a specific report from the ultrasound it is difficu ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Vitamin D: Nope. You have this wrong or are reading untruths. You will have a healthier life if you normalize and keep your vitamin d normal. The sun is not ne ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Very safe but...: Vitamin d3 is very safe ; of tremendous benefit for preventing many illnesses. It helps our bodies to absorb calcium. I advise everyone to take d in t ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Tough problem: I can't make recommendations, but diffuse small vessel disease can be tough to manage. Stents and bypasses to the heart need a minimum diameter and o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Almost certainly: Aortic valve calcification and stenosis is common and treated by heart valve replacement with acceptable risk benefit. Consultation with cardiothorac ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilbert Perry
41 years experience Cardiology
Aortic stenosis: Restriction of opening of the aortic valve (valve between the heart and the circulation), due to deterioration of the valve over time, resulting in ca ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
20 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: Most people are speaking about atherosclerosis, when talking about heart disease. Calcification in the thoracic aorta is not necessarily atherosclero ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Helaine Levine
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on where: Holes in the heart are defects in the walls separating the upper chambers or lower chambers. Some will close on their own, some will stay open but ar ... Read More
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