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How can you treat coronary heart disease?

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Dr. Terrence Cohen
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Reduce risk factors

Treatment is by risk factor modification--lowering cholesterol, controlling blood pressure and diabetes, smoking cessation, weight control, exercise, etc.
Medications, angioplasty, stents, and surgery may reduce symptoms but the underlying disease cannot be cut out.

In brief: Reduce risk factors

Treatment is by risk factor modification--lowering cholesterol, controlling blood pressure and diabetes, smoking cessation, weight control, exercise, etc.
Medications, angioplasty, stents, and surgery may reduce symptoms but the underlying disease cannot be cut out.
Dr. Terrence Cohen
Dr. Terrence Cohen
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