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What happens to your blood pressure when you have atherosclerosis?

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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Risk factor

Along with smoking, hypercholesterolemia and diabetes hypertension is a significant risk factor for atherosclerosis.
Your goal should be to decrease your risk factors as much as possible to decrease the complications of atherosclerosis.

In brief: Risk factor

Along with smoking, hypercholesterolemia and diabetes hypertension is a significant risk factor for atherosclerosis.
Your goal should be to decrease your risk factors as much as possible to decrease the complications of atherosclerosis.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: It goes up

The vessels become more stiff and less able to "give" thereby the pressure in the vessels go up.

In brief: It goes up

The vessels become more stiff and less able to "give" thereby the pressure in the vessels go up.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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