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How can atherosclerosis be avoided?

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Dr. Bart Denys
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Atherosclerosis

By controlling the risks : 1.
Treat high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol/triglycerides, diabetes. 2. Quit smoking 3. Lose weight if obese, exercise regularly 4. Healthy diet.

In brief: Atherosclerosis

By controlling the risks : 1.
Treat high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol/triglycerides, diabetes. 2. Quit smoking 3. Lose weight if obese, exercise regularly 4. Healthy diet.
Dr. Bart Denys
Dr. Bart Denys
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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Minimize the Drivers

Keep/drive low density lipoprotein (fat carrying protein) particle concentrations to very low values while also keeping/driving, functional large high density lipoprotein particle concentrations to high levels, keep blood glucose low (hba1c ~5.
0 optimal), keeping resting BP low normal, minimize processed sugar intake, minimize excess body fat, stay physically active, face & handle stresses, etc.

In brief: Minimize the Drivers

Keep/drive low density lipoprotein (fat carrying protein) particle concentrations to very low values while also keeping/driving, functional large high density lipoprotein particle concentrations to high levels, keep blood glucose low (hba1c ~5.
0 optimal), keeping resting BP low normal, minimize processed sugar intake, minimize excess body fat, stay physically active, face & handle stresses, etc.
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Thank
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