Angioplasty

Plaque Buildup and Peripheral Artery Disease

…. The result is restricted blood flow, discomfort, tiredness, heaviness and, often, cramping. To combat the condition, doctors often use drugs, angioplasty, or surgery in peripheral artery disease treatment. A Different Tack for Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment Instead of drugs or invasive therapies…

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Cardiovascular Benefits of L-Arginine

…receiving from other cardiologists. I have been using this healthy-heart nutrient to support healthy cholesterol levels and healthy arteries in angioplasty patients for years. There’s evidence that regular supplementation with L-arginine benefits supports smooth muscle relaxation within the arterial…

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Heartfelt Lessons from an American Legend

…you are struggling with the decision about whether or not to have CABS, weigh your options carefully. Ask your doctor if you’re a candidate for angioplasty or a stent to buy you more time to reverse non-critical arterial lesions. * If you’re facing any type of heart surgery, pre-dose with CoQ10. Those…

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Are You a Candidate for EECP Therapy?

…For refractory symptoms of angina pectoris that has not responded to medication and metabolic cardiology. * If your arteries are so blocked that angioplasty (PTCA) or coronary artery bypass surgery (CABS or CABG) aren’t options. * If your coronary anatomy failed to improve following PTCA or CABS as…

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Is Daily Aspirin Right for You?

…disease—is just plain good medicine. I regularly advocate aspirin for those who have known heart disease, such as a history of angina, heart attack, angioplasty or stent procedures, or coronary artery bypass surgery. In these cases, I recommend taking one baby aspirin daily. But even if you have all the characteristics…

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Heart Surgery: Is it Really Necessary & Secrets for the Best Outcome

…comfortably with them? * Can you do anything (medication or lifestyle changes) to diminish your symptoms without surgery? * If you are a candidate for angioplasty and a stent, how many stents will be required? I recommend surgery when blocked arteries lead to an unsatisfactory quality of life or a high risk…

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5 Heart-Health Facts Your Cardiologist Won’t Tell You

…inflammation—which as I mentioned earlier is the real culprit in heart disease. That's why with men who have a history of a heart attack, a bypass or stent, an angioplasty, or low HDL cholesterol, a statin can be lifesaving. But for many others, the harmful statin side effects far outweigh the benefits. * Saturated…

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3 Times Conventional Treatments Trump Alternative Medicine

…lifesaving. Three Times I Don't Recommend Alternative Medicine for Heart Health 1. In any patient with a history of heart attack, stent, bypass, or angioplasty, and even in diabetic patients with high C-reactive protein levels or those with high coronary calcium scores, statin medications may prove to be…

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How To Beat Poor Blood Circulation

…result is restricted blood flow, discomfort, tiredness, heaviness and, often, cramping. To combat poor blood circulation, doctors often use drugs, angioplasty or surgery. My approach takes a different tack. I focus on the muscle cells and how to get rid of their metabolic by-products, which become increasingly…

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