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What are treatments for atherosclerosis?

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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Prevention

We can treat the side effects of atherosclerosis all over the body, however we can never truly treat it.
Prevention of atherosclerosis is the only real treatment.

In brief: Prevention

We can treat the side effects of atherosclerosis all over the body, however we can never truly treat it.
Prevention of atherosclerosis is the only real treatment.
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
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Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Lifestyle

Most importantly, in order to prevent progression and possibly even reduce the atherosclerosis (calcification of the blood vessels), eat a heart healthy diet (mediterranean for example), exercise (discuss level of exercise with your physician), don't smoke.
Sometimes medications are needed to reduce risk factors like high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol.

In brief: Lifestyle

Most importantly, in order to prevent progression and possibly even reduce the atherosclerosis (calcification of the blood vessels), eat a heart healthy diet (mediterranean for example), exercise (discuss level of exercise with your physician), don't smoke.
Sometimes medications are needed to reduce risk factors like high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol.
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
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In brief: Get specific

That is the whole body.
Generally any organ system can be adversely affected. Prevention is best treatment depends on the specific system. Heart attack stroke kidney failure amputation etc.

In brief: Get specific

That is the whole body.
Generally any organ system can be adversely affected. Prevention is best treatment depends on the specific system. Heart attack stroke kidney failure amputation etc.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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