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Cath test done. Is it possible to reduce the lesions?

How serious do you think the following information is and is it possible to reduce the lesions. My cholesterol was 208 and is now 148. The LDL calculated was 148 and is now 48. The HDL is 1 point below @ 39 and I am trying to run 2 miles every other day but manage to run 1 maybe 2 times per week @ around 5.8 to 6.0 MPH for two miles. Here are the results of my Cath: Left Main Normal LAD (overall) 10 Ostial Mid LAD 30-40 Proximal Circumflex 30 Distal Circumflex small 1st Obtuse Marginal Luminal irregularities, very large Mid RCA long 30-40% lesion Right PDA Luminal irregularities Right PL Segment 1 Luminal irregularities
Asked On : Sun, 16 Dec 2012
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Hi Welcome to HCM ,
you have multiple small to moderate type of blockage in your arteries which supply blood to heart ,
by adopting healthy life style you can control progress of blockage ,
control of cholesterol level is most important ,
good diabetic and BP control ,
adopt healthy food habit ,
eat green leafy vegetables , fresh fruits , nuts , salads , whole cereals , skim milk ,
avoid fatty , fried , junk food ,
stay away from any addiction ,
Big NO to any form of tobacco use ,
do regular exercise ,
do stress relaxing yogas ,
take proper sleep ,
take your medicine regularly ,
be regular in your follow up visit with cardiologist ,
take care
Answered: Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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