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I have risk factors for coronary artery disease, is there effective preventative treatment?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: Certainly

Primary and secondary prevention is available.
One would want to do everything possible to prevent an issue from occuring. Once the disease is present, then secondary prevention is necessary. A healthy lifestyle is the beginning. See you pcp and get a good physical exam and risk factor assessment and counselling. Lab testing and other procedures may be necessary. Step out, step up and do it!

In brief: Certainly

Primary and secondary prevention is available.
One would want to do everything possible to prevent an issue from occuring. Once the disease is present, then secondary prevention is necessary. A healthy lifestyle is the beginning. See you pcp and get a good physical exam and risk factor assessment and counselling. Lab testing and other procedures may be necessary. Step out, step up and do it!
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Charles Jost
Take the easy steps first: stop smoking, exercise everyday, lose weight - get to optimal weight and BMI < 28, optimize diet with nutritional counseling or with your doctor! And, if medication is prescribed, take it as instructed!
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Prevention

Avoid smoking control bp avoid high cholesterol food stay active stay calm.

In brief: Prevention

Avoid smoking control bp avoid high cholesterol food stay active stay calm.
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
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