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Can you still have blocked arteries, even if your cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood pressure are good?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The causes of atherosclerosis are multifactorial- high cholesterol is just one factor. So yes, it is possible to have normal cholesterol and still have blocked arteries.

In brief: Yes

The causes of atherosclerosis are multifactorial- high cholesterol is just one factor. So yes, it is possible to have normal cholesterol and still have blocked arteries.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. David Wilson
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

While lipid levels and blood pressure are important, many other factors including genetics, tobacco abuse, diabetes, etc.
Contribute to artery plaques. In addition, blockages can be caused by compression of the artery by abnormal bone, tendons, muscles or tumors.

In brief: Yes

While lipid levels and blood pressure are important, many other factors including genetics, tobacco abuse, diabetes, etc.
Contribute to artery plaques. In addition, blockages can be caused by compression of the artery by abnormal bone, tendons, muscles or tumors.
Dr. David Wilson
Dr. David Wilson
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