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Are there certain things that make getting blocked arteries more likely?

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Dr. Linda Harris
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

There are controllable, and uncontrollable factors.
The things that you can control are not smoking, watching cholesterol, controlling blood pressure and sugar levels. You cannot control your gender, age and genetics.

In brief: Yes

There are controllable, and uncontrollable factors.
The things that you can control are not smoking, watching cholesterol, controlling blood pressure and sugar levels. You cannot control your gender, age and genetics.
Dr. Linda Harris
Dr. Linda Harris
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Usual culprits

Family history (bad genes), smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, overweight, lack of exercise and unhealthy diet are the usual culprits.

In brief: Usual culprits

Family history (bad genes), smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, overweight, lack of exercise and unhealthy diet are the usual culprits.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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