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Padma Basic For Antherosclerosis
Three: 1.Medical treatment to lower bp, heart rate and cholesterol, smoking cessation and good exercise and diet. 2. Angioplasty and stunting if the medical treatment fails or high risk cad 3. Coronary bypass surgery if the angiogram shows multi vessel or complex cad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Book: There are many books in the library - also many libraries. Please go to one close to ware you live. Have your doctors discussed this with you and if so what have they told you? If you have not done anything like above comments, please go to a Library area and see if things make sense to you. Feel free to contact me if there is something you want to discuss. ...Read more
No: Since 1982 when i became a physician, people have claimed chelation treatments for coronary artery disease were the treatment. In every single case i witnessed their demise from a coronary event. It is not an fda std. Of care procedure for coronary artery disease. In reality, it only benefits the person giving the treatment. Maybe within the next 100yrs the fda willfindnewmeds.That prevent plaque. ...Read more
What are the risks of eecp for hypertensive and diabetic 68 years old male? Is it a good alternative for heart bypass surgery?
DependsOnWhatYouMean: E.G.Niacin, aka vitamin b3, has a >50 year track record of achieving reductions in atherosclerotic disease progression and events. However, not effective until doses >1, 000 mg/day are routinely taken. I have taken 2, 000/day since 1995 and have many (not all) clients who are very successful with this, as one of many tools/strategies. However, Niacin can easily induce skin flushing, strategy is key. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What treatment option integrates treatment for high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, and coronary heart?
Best to Address All: The LDL & HDL lipoproteins (protein particles which carry all fats in the water outside cells, see NMR particle test) are the primary issue, along with blood glucose (optimal hba1c ?5.0%), blood pressure (sbp ?120 mmhg), no smoking & several other issues, known & not. Thus best to address all issues in unisyn, do not aim for normal. Instead aim for excellence: absence of drivers of the disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CFR: You can look up the code of federal regulations (cfr) title 38 under schedule of rating disabilities to determine this. ...Read more
Binding heavy metals: Chelation is a hypothesis that there are heavy metals present that initiate and perpetuate certain disease states. By the use of certain compounds that bind up these heavy metals and allow the body to excrete them, the conditions can be stopped or even reversed. A large nih trial some years back concluded that chelation therapy was not effecacious in the treatment of coronary disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Clopidogrel for a TIA Consultant found an ordinary diseased Vein in neckand NOT Carotid Artery from the Tests.take Fibrazate any ideas of treatment?
Not usually reported: In 35 years of medical practice, I don't think I've ever heard of incidentally finding a diseased VEIN in the neck when an ultrasound/CT/MR angiogram for carotid artery diagnosis. The most important thing to prevent if you have vein disease is a clot; you are already taking clopidogrel for this purpose. Vascular disease risk lowering (lipids, BP, non-smoking, weight, blood sugar) targets arteries. ...Read more
Yes: Currently cardiac catheterization is considered the gold standard to diagnose certain conditions. At the present, for example, a cardiac catheterization is the definitive means to diagnose coronary artery disease and treat it by such means as percutaneous coronary intervention (balloon or stent palcement).This method also has promise for treating mitral and aortic valve problems in the near future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ayurvedic Rx: This is the leaves of a particular tree usually ground up in milk. I found a couple of small studies from two decades ago in an indian cardiology journal but there's been no scientific follow-up. Don't spend too much money or use this other than an adjunct to a program of fitness, good diet, and good heart care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a good alternative medicine for hardening of the arteries for someone with high cholesterol?
High cholesterol: There are good medicines to treat elevated cholesterol. In addition to the medicines patients should be on a low fat diet, maintain appropriate body weight and exercise regularly. The american heart association website is a good resource for diet recommendations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the MACE study of benefit in Cardiology as some Drs on Healthtap say stop Aspirin others say take all 3 blood thinners for 89yr old for stroke & MI
Triple therapy: Here are the essentials. if a coronary stent was placed, dual antiplatelet medications are required to prevent clots on the stent. This means aspirin + (Plavix or prasugrel or brilinta). If stroke was from Atrial fib, need an anticoagulant (Coumadin or xarelto or eliquis or pradaxa). If both conditions, all 3 are recommended for the shortest time possible. Bleeding risk is clearly higher. ...Read more
different area: An ECG ( electro cardio gram) is used to divide await the electrical impulses that affect the heart. Peripheral arterial disease is detected by feeling the pulses, and using an arterial doppler to measure blood flow and compare the arterial pressure in the arm arteries and leg arteries. However in someone with pad, there is a possibility of cardiac artery disease so you should be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A patient with 5-year history of Parkinson's disease, takes no drug treatment.Is there any advanced treatment protocol to this condition in the US?
Sort of: We have some newer forms of L-DOPA, like Duodopa, and Rytary, and Deep Brain Stimulation seems to be used earlier and in more patients, but otherwise, not any profound advances, so far. However, loads of research programs under supervision of some outstanding Movement Disorder Specialists. If you are available, there may be some areas of benefit to consider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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