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What individuals are at risk for atherosclerosis?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
6 doctors agree

In brief: Atherosclerosis

Hypertension, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, smokers, and people with genetic predisposition.

In brief: Atherosclerosis

Hypertension, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, smokers, and people with genetic predisposition.
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Obesity, too!
Dr. James Lin
Particular in the person with early family history of atherosclerosis...
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Risk factors

Obese, smokers, diabetics, those with high blood pressure, those with family history, high cholesterol, low good cholesterol, stress, high triglycerides, couch potatoes, old people, men, .

In brief: Risk factors

Obese, smokers, diabetics, those with high blood pressure, those with family history, high cholesterol, low good cholesterol, stress, high triglycerides, couch potatoes, old people, men, .
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unfortunatly, most

Those without very low concentrations of low density lipoprotein (fat carrying protein) particles, low normal blood sugar, low normal blood pressure and those without high concentrations of large high density lipoproteins who are also inactive, have excess body fat, smoke, are male, older, don’t handle stress well, eat lots of sugar and processed foods, live in first world countries, genetics, etc.

In brief: Unfortunatly, most

Those without very low concentrations of low density lipoprotein (fat carrying protein) particles, low normal blood sugar, low normal blood pressure and those without high concentrations of large high density lipoproteins who are also inactive, have excess body fat, smoke, are male, older, don’t handle stress well, eat lots of sugar and processed foods, live in first world countries, genetics, etc.
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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