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Doctor insights on: What Causes 50 Percent Of Heart Blockage

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What causes heart blockage?

What causes heart blockage?

How and causes! : Cholesterol accumulation, inflammation and ultimately blood clot formation! genetic abnormalities, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, lack of exercise, obesity and chronic teeth/ gum disease can all lead to blockage. ...Read more

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Does vit k cause blood to thicken and cause blockage leading to a heart attack?

Does vit k cause blood to thicken and cause blockage leading to a heart attack?

No: It does impact persons on Coumadin (warfarin) and reverse that anticoagulation if indicated, to reverse due to bleeding or need surgery. Enhanced clotting can happen. ...Read more

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I had a heart attack at 34, they performed a heart cath & placed a stent for a 90% blockage.What could cause this at my age?What should I do about it?

I had a heart attack at 34, they performed a heart cath & placed a stent for a 90% blockage.What could cause this at my age?What should I do about it?

Heart attack: The causes are the same regardless of your age. Strong family history, hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol & smoking and obesity. Now you need to control these risk factors to prevent futher progression. Exercise, eat healthy, stop smoking if you do and take all your medications regularly. ...Read more

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Would a partial blockage inside of your arteries cause your heart rate to increase as a result of the strain?

Would a partial blockage inside of your arteries cause your heart rate to increase as a result of the strain?

Cardiac output : If it is a flow limiting blockage, yes. Your heart still has a fiduciary duty to get the same amount of oxygen and blood to the rest of the body. When the pump can't work as good because of her blocked artery, the heart tries to pump faster to make up for the demand it's charged with. In some types of blocks there may not be a fast heart rate. ...Read more

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How much blockage in artery or arteries can cause a heart attack. Also does blockage come from plaque and clot.

How much blockage in artery or arteries can cause a heart attack.  Also does blockage come from plaque and clot.

Blockage is 100%: to suffer an injury the artery must get closed off for a period of time. Talks about percent stenosis (narrowing) reflect how much of the native artery remains open for flow, that number also gives an estimate about how possible it would be for a small clot to come along and plug up that vessel. The usual way the "door slams shut" is when a clot floats in and finishes making a blockage. ...Read more

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I have a brain tumor it's on the cranial nerves 3, 5, 7. Would this cause a blockage in the heart? Or if its on x would it ?

I have a brain tumor it's on the cranial nerves 3, 5, 7. Would this cause a blockage in the heart? Or if its on x would it ?

No correlation: Craneal n. Emerge directly from the brain. Only 1 and 2 emerge from cerebrum. The next 10 emerge from brain stem. 3, 5, 7 control eye movements, sensation from face, control muscle of mastication and facial expression. 10 control laryngeal/pharyngeal muscle and muscle of voice. No association with coronary blockage. Tumor location correlate with cn dysfunction. Have faith and fight the disease. ...Read more

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