A 43-year-old member asked:
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how could they affect coronary artery disease or ischemic heart disease ?

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Dr. Robert Henson
31 years experience Cardiology
Medical therapy: if one has a tendancy for vascular disease - coronary artery disease being one area we are concerned about - then we have a reasonable set of recommendations to minimize disease progression, and even cause regression. These recs include: optimal weight, daily exercise, low fat/veg/mediterranean diets, lipid Rx, aspirin. other medicines like beta blockers or acei inhibitors can be helpful
Answered on Jul 16, 2018

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