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Is it possible for drinking coffee to cause heart disease?

Possible. It is much harder to link a direct effect of the coffee, to the development of heart disease; however, the things associated with coffee drinking, such as increased stress or lack of adequate sleep, can increase your risks. Consider abstinence. Visit PCP regularly. Read more...

Can cornary heart disease be treated with statins and diet alone or is stent or surgery needed?

Depends. Hi. All three means are used, depending on the nature of the lesion(s), the coronary artery/arteries involved, targets for stenting or surgery, etc. Talk with your cardiologist, and if it would make you feel better, get a second opinion. Good luck! Read more...
Depends. It depends on the number of arteries affected, the degree of disease, and other associated medical conditions. Stents are needed when critical arteries are blocked. Surgery is generally needed when multiple arteries or severe disease at the start of a major coronary artery is present. Remember though that stents or surgery are just one treatment. Plus, arteries elsewhere are affected too. Read more...

Could one who has a congenital heart disease take green coffee beans?

Too vague. Congenital heart disease is an incredibly broad term, encompassing critical life-threatening & debilitating conditions as well as transient defects with no real clinical effect. With the more severe defects, any supplement or homeopathic medication should really be discussed with the PCP (especially if there is any history of arrhythmias), while mild defects may not need any special consideration. Read more...

Gama GT liver test 140 don't drink that much alcahol why is it so high got coronory heart disease aswell. Help. .

Suspect heredity. About 1 person in 1000 has an autosomal dominant genetic tendency to high ggt. I occasionally have to write letters to these people's friends / parole officers / drug counselors explaining that this does not mean they are secretly boozing. As a lab specialist, i'm always telling people to focus on the actual history and physical exam -- you're not your lab values. Best wishes. Read more...