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Is atherosclerosis from fatty deposit build up? How do chunks break off?

Is atherosclerosis from fatty deposit build up? How do chunks break off?

Plaque rupture: Atherosclerosis is deposition of cholesterol within the wall if the artery. When it becomes large enough it can break though the surface and release small particles into the blood stream. These particles travel into the next organ in line (brain:stroke) (heart : mi) and can cause the whole artery to thrombose. ...Read more

Plaque (Definition)

A plaque is a broad, raised area on the skin. For example, patients with psoriasis have a lot of scaly plaques on their ...Read more


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Can spices remove plaque or just keep existing arteries clear of oxidized cholesterol?

Can spices remove plaque or just keep existing arteries clear of oxidized cholesterol?

Cholesterol: Spices can make your food taste better if used appropriately, we have all experienced this and the evidence is good for it. There is no rigorous scientific evidence that spices will remove plaque or keep arteries open. ...Read more

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Can fish oil cause plaque and tartar?

Can fish oil cause plaque and tartar?

Definitely, no: There is no evidence to support that fish oil is a cause for plaque and tartar. Visit your dentist for a hygiene appointment. ...Read more

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Could dissolving with effective supplementation "plaque" from inflamed arteries dislodge and cause stroke or heart attack pre-maturely? %?

Could dissolving with effective supplementation "plaque" from inflamed arteries dislodge and cause stroke or heart attack pre-maturely? %?

No: Stating drugs have been shown to decrease plaque. Most OTC supplements have not been proven. If you have plaque cussing symptoms you should talk to your doctor about treatments. Don't take a chance. Dissolving plaque should not increase the risk of a stroke or vascular event. Make sure you don't risk your life/health on unproven claims. ...Read more

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Are saturated fats always found in plaque build up on arterial walls?

Are saturated fats always found in plaque build up on arterial walls?

It contributes to pl: Plaque consists of calcium, fat, cholesterol and cellular waste, so there is some saturated fat along with calcium and cholesterol in the arterial plaque which causes atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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What are the top 3 ways to raise HDL? I fixed TC/TG/LDL with High fiber, Fish Oil, Guggulsterones, Pantethine, Niaspan, (niacin) but HDL went from 29 to 30

What are the top 3 ways to raise HDL? I fixed TC/TG/LDL with High fiber, Fish Oil, Guggulsterones, Pantethine, Niaspan, (niacin) but HDL went from 29 to 30

I'll give you 7: Non-medicinal (other than the natural Omega3 Fish oils) ways to improve the HDL are: Exercise/STOP Smoking/Decrease sugars in your diet/Increase Fiber in your diet/Increase the Omega 3 Fish oils/Small amounts of dark chocolate/red wine in moderation...can all be beneficial for the HDL. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can bake soda help remove thin layer of tartar?

Can bake soda help remove thin layer of tartar?

Yes: It can help remove thin layer of plaque which is combination of bacteria, protein film layer on teeth and food debris. Effective for stain removal as well. ...Read more

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Can HIV cause plaque and tartar build up on teeth?

Can HIV cause plaque and tartar build up on teeth?

No: plaque and tartar has long been present before HIV, can it cause gingivitis: may be as part of immunodeficiency as any other immune deficiency disorder ...Read more

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Would medication treat mid LAD 100% coronary blockages effectively. Angiogram showed i had collateral coming from rca to lad. Fyi, my lipid # great.

Would medication  treat mid LAD 100% coronary blockages effectively. Angiogram showed i had collateral coming from rca to lad. Fyi, my lipid # great.

No: There are no medications that can treat a 100% blockage. Collaterals are good and low cholesterol is good only surgery can treat a 100% blockage, but depending on the flow through the collateral circulation, that may not be necessary. Talk to your cardiologist about treatment options. ...Read more

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Can calcium that comes from plant sources have any adverse reactions like clogging arteries? I wanna take RAW CALCIUM from garden of life product

Can calcium that comes from plant sources have any adverse reactions like clogging arteries? I wanna take RAW CALCIUM from garden of life product

No: it is a wise idea for most women to supplement calcium and vitamin D. Exercise is very important for bone preservation also. Although it is important to supplement your calcium, the particular calcium supplement that you were asking about appears to be very expensive compared to others with no obvious proven benefit over them though. Calcium supplements do not clog your arteries. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's dental plaque made of?

What's dental plaque made of?

Complex: Different makeup, in different people and in different parts of the mouth. There is healthy plaque, plaque that causes decay, and plaque that causes gum disease. It is more of a progression than a uniform composition of food, bacteria, proteins. ...Read more

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Xanthomas on eye lids.TC 252, TG 92, HDL 70, LDL 164, CHOL/HDL RATIO 3.6. Good diet & Ex. Can mild elevation cause deposits or inflammation in body?

Xanthomas on eye lids.TC 252, TG 92, HDL 70,  LDL 164,  CHOL/HDL RATIO 3.6. Good diet & Ex. Can mild elevation cause deposits or inflammation in body?

Xanthomas from lipid: A Xanthoma looks like a yellow bump with well-defined borders that can appear anywhere on the body, and is associated with elevated blood lipids from a variety of causes, including hyperlipidemia, diabetes, pancreatitis, liver problems, certain cancers. Xanthelasma are flat yellow irregular growths on the eyelids which are not necessarily from increased lipids. The growths themselves are harmless. ...Read more

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How is garlic for cleansing plaque and other clogging agents from your arteries ?

How is garlic for cleansing plaque and other clogging agents from your arteries ?

Useless: Once plaque is there the idea is to prevent FURTHER plaque from occuring and this requires DIET and (often) medications! Be wary of claims that "natural" substances of any kind actually "clear" clogged arteries.. Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more

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Carlson Labs Super Omega-3 Gems, Kirkland Signature Enteric Coated Fish Oil Omega 3 or Gnc triple strength fish oil? Purity ? Best one?

Carlson Labs Super Omega-3 Gems, Kirkland Signature Enteric Coated Fish Oil Omega 3 or Gnc triple strength fish oil? Purity ? Best one?

Fish oils: no publicly available for comparative data to answer your question , so you are on your own.interestingly there are no universally accepted outcome data supporting use of fish oils in this manner, so consider sparing the worlds oceans! ...Read more

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Can you kill germs, remineralize & whiten teeth safely with a mixture of baking soda, calcium powder (crushed calcium pills) and coconut oil?

Can you kill germs, remineralize & whiten teeth safely  with a mixture of baking soda, calcium powder (crushed calcium pills) and coconut oil?

Not recommended: Stick to major brands of toothpaste that have already been engineered to give you the best results, safely. Home concoctions may be too abraisive, and frankly will have no affect on the whitening. If you want whiter teeth, please see your dentist to discuss your candidacy and options. ...Read more

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Could cod liver oil contain omega 3 beneficial for the heart and arteries ?

Could cod liver oil contain omega 3 beneficial for the heart and arteries ?

Omega 3: Cod liver oil does contain omega 3, but studies showing benefit of omega 3 for heart and artery disease are conflicting also contains vitamin which is beneficial. Don`t take too much as in large doses it can be toxic too. ...Read more

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