A 49-year-old member asked:
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can you fly if you have arteriosclerosis?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fly: Every day people are on aircraft as passengers who have atherosclerosis. If you have stable arteriosclerosis which is not causing symptoms or evidence for ischemia due to the arteriosclerosis, generally you can fly as a passenger in commercial aircraft. You should discuss this with your physician who knows your situation best however.
Answered on Jan 14, 2014

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