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A 55-year-old male asked:

My friend had successful quad bypass 2y ago. now 1 main artery 90% blocked with calcium. has been on 3000 mg calcium sup /day. could that caused it.

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Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
Anesthesiology 40 years experience
Nope: Calcification of plaques is a much more complicated issue than just increased intake. Discuss with your internist the cholesterol and lipid metabolism issues here. Is he on a low fat diet and excercises?

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