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Ultrasound result showed aorta: artherosclerotic. What does that mean, and how could it happen?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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That is cholesterol buildup in your aorta.
It happens with age, suboptimal diet, insufficient exercise, and other medical conditions. The best thing is to change your diet to a healthy one primarily of vegetables, whole grains, beans/legumes, and nuts, reduce sugar and fat intake, cut out processed foods, and cut back on meat and dairy. Also exercise and take recommended medicines.

In brief: See below

That is cholesterol buildup in your aorta.
It happens with age, suboptimal diet, insufficient exercise, and other medical conditions. The best thing is to change your diet to a healthy one primarily of vegetables, whole grains, beans/legumes, and nuts, reduce sugar and fat intake, cut out processed foods, and cut back on meat and dairy. Also exercise and take recommended medicines.
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