Heart & Cardiology/Lipoprotein A

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Hi,

58 year old mail in good health on lipitor and niacin. hdl 64, ldl 53, lipoprotein A 207.50% blockage in right cartoid artery.

Besides diet and exercise what else can I do?

Answer
Hi,

Numbers look pretty good to me,

No smoking, avoid diabetes development, diet ideally lower in carbohydrate, exercise 30-40mins 4 times a week, regular checkups and early reporting of symptoms, that basically represents what we have in terms of evidence based medicine,  

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Mustafa Ahmed MD

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Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism, Structural and Valve Disease

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Board Certification Internal Medicine and Cardiology Interventional and Structural Cardiology

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Multiple Publications In High Quality Peer Reviewed Journals. Internationally Recognized.

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MD from The Royal Victoria University of Manchester, England Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Research Training - University of Alabama

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