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How do I reduce the risk of a heart attack via coronary artery blockage?
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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine
8 doctors agree
In brief: Proactive care
Big topic. Briefly: maintain healthy weight, exercise regularly, eat healthy diet, don't use tobacco, limit alcohol consumption, manage stress, have regular physicals with a physician focused on proactive care.
Eval generally looks for high blood pressure, diabetes/pre-diabetes/insulin resistance, cholesterol panel. More advanced "cholesterol" testing is available and better at predicting risk.

In brief: Proactive care
Big topic. Briefly: maintain healthy weight, exercise regularly, eat healthy diet, don't use tobacco, limit alcohol consumption, manage stress, have regular physicals with a physician focused on proactive care.
Eval generally looks for high blood pressure, diabetes/pre-diabetes/insulin resistance, cholesterol panel. More advanced "cholesterol" testing is available and better at predicting risk.
Dr. Christopher Dowd
Dr. Christopher Dowd
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Dr. Rada Ivanov
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Healthy lifestyle
Control body weight, high blood pressure, diabetes, don't smoke, live healthy and if you have known coronary artery blockage, talk to your cardiologist about whether that can be opened up by a procedure or you need to take blood thinners.
An Aspirin a day is a must!

In brief: Healthy lifestyle
Control body weight, high blood pressure, diabetes, don't smoke, live healthy and if you have known coronary artery blockage, talk to your cardiologist about whether that can be opened up by a procedure or you need to take blood thinners.
An Aspirin a day is a must!
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Dr. Rada Ivanov
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