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Age 38, pulse 84 to 98 /min.High cholesterol, 257, high b p. Of 135-90 , what are risks of heart attack?Taking Tenormin (atenolol) 25 mg once a day since 5 days ?

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In brief: Elevated

Good that non smoking, but BP and pulse need attention.
Cardiac rehab- cardiac conditioning will be helpful weight control as well.

In brief: Elevated

Good that non smoking, but BP and pulse need attention.
Cardiac rehab- cardiac conditioning will be helpful weight control as well.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Many Issues-SortOut

From us autopsy studies starting >7 decades ago, arterial ds typically begins age 7, no symptoms for decades because arteries enlarge at plaque location, not shrink.
Eventual problems from plaque rupture ; clots. Cholesterol made by every animal cell; not correct issue. Correct issues are lipoprotein concentrations, LDL vs. Hdl, esp. Large HDL which removes fats from cells needing to unload.

In brief: Many Issues-SortOut

From us autopsy studies starting >7 decades ago, arterial ds typically begins age 7, no symptoms for decades because arteries enlarge at plaque location, not shrink.
Eventual problems from plaque rupture ; clots. Cholesterol made by every animal cell; not correct issue. Correct issues are lipoprotein concentrations, LDL vs. Hdl, esp. Large HDL which removes fats from cells needing to unload.
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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