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What lifestyle changes can I make to decrease my risk for carotid artery disease?

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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
28 years experience in Vascular Surgery
DO NOT SMOKE: Smoking is probably the single worst thing that a human could do to themselves to increase the risk of peripheral vascular disease. Improving other risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia also need to be addressed in the journey to decrease the chance of peripheral vascular disease.
Answered on Mar 18, 2014
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