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how could ischemia be prevented?

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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Cardiology 38 years experience
Several ways: Cardiac ischemia can be prevented either by improving the supply of blood to the heart, or reducing the demand for blood by the heart. The supply can be increased by bypass surgery, angioplasty, stents, and some medications. The demand can be reduced by restricting the activity of the patient, controlling arrhythmias, and medications such as beta blockers.
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
In general: Avoid atherosclerosis no smoking excellent diet bmi. Weight at recommended for height regular exercize.

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Does HRT cause or prevent heart and cerebrovascular disease?

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Dr. Rick Koch
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Hrt: By hrt i'm assuming you mean hormone replacement therapy in women. While this once thought of as protective it no longer is considered as such . A large study of nurses found increased cardiovascular events in women on hrt.
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How can I prevent carbon monoxide leaking?

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Keep aerated: Carbon monoxide is a product of burning of fuels. Make sure the area where the fuel is being burned, heat stove would be a common example, is well ventilated and the ducts are sealed in the pipes. It would also be adviseable to get a carbon monoxide detector.
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How can I use an exercise app to prevent cravings?

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Not sure: Your question is not very clear. Craving for what? Food exercise, etc? Usually cravings are caused by repeated use of a substance, i.E caffeine, chocolate, etc; your body gets used to this; the best thing is to wean yourself off. You can go cold turkey or slow wean. Drink water because most things are dehydrating, chart to see triggers: menstrual cycle, moods, weather etc to prepare yourself.
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How can I get rid.Of my pimple red spots?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
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Meds: Duac and tazorac (tazarotene) are an excellent combination if your skin can tolerate it. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation.
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How do I get rid of panic disorder without taking medicine?

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Cognitive therapy: Studies show that therapy can be as effective for panic disorders as medication. See a good cognitive therapist as that may be effective.

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