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Is coronary heart disease serious?
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes.
Coronary heart disease can be serious.
However, with modern understanding it can be managed. Drugs like Aspirin can reduce heart attack. Additionally drugs like Plavix (clopidogrel) have been shown to decrease this further. Statin medications can reduce risk for rupture of the plaque which is the precursor step for a sudden heart attack. Additional medications are also helpful in reducing the impact of cad.

In brief: Yes.
Coronary heart disease can be serious.
However, with modern understanding it can be managed. Drugs like Aspirin can reduce heart attack. Additionally drugs like Plavix (clopidogrel) have been shown to decrease this further. Statin medications can reduce risk for rupture of the plaque which is the precursor step for a sudden heart attack. Additional medications are also helpful in reducing the impact of cad.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Yes
Can cause heart attacks.

In brief: Yes
Can cause heart attacks.
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Eric Toloza
btw, why would a cardiologist be asking this question?
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