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44yo healthy male, 25bmi, Cho 199 HDL80, bp130/85, GFR 93 Had a lumbar x-ray, report said "Some vascular calcification" FHx CHD mom's side, worrisome?

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Dr. Harinder Gill
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Calcification

This is a sign of inflammatory atherosclerosisAnd likely reflects you'll following in mother's footsteps.
Talk to a physician in regards to changes in lifestyle( diet, exercise, substance use) and to access prescribable medicines that can in combination helped to significantly slow down the rate of progression and possibly induce partial regression

In brief: Calcification

This is a sign of inflammatory atherosclerosisAnd likely reflects you'll following in mother's footsteps.
Talk to a physician in regards to changes in lifestyle( diet, exercise, substance use) and to access prescribable medicines that can in combination helped to significantly slow down the rate of progression and possibly induce partial regression
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