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Does lipitor unclog blocked arteries

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Is it safe to take flax seed meal or capsules with lipitor?

Hi, my Dad (in his 70 s) has Diabetes. He is on Lipitor because of a blocked main artery in his ... with Lipitor? I was told to take flaxseed oil for my dry eyes symtoms due to laser surgery. I was wondering ...
 

Am taking Lipitor and found that it causes heart attack. What should I do?

arteries and hear attack. The person that told me this just had open heart surgery. I am on lipitor right ...Hi, I was told not to take lipitor because it has atorvastatin in it and I should take chlorostorel ...
 

Narrowing of arteries in brain stem and brain. Prescribed Lipitor. Blood test normal. Worried

Today my doctor told me that I have a narrowing of the arteries in my brain stem and brain. He prescribed Lipitor. My other blood tests reveal perfect results so far. He found out about the arterial ...
 

How can I confirm if the stent needs to be placed for artery block?

How much blockage before a stent is put in? I had 60% blockage in main artery - put on Plavix for a yr. Off Plavix since May 2011. Stress test was done and I am on low dose aspirin, lipitor 20 mg. Apo ...
 

What are the side effects of Plavix and Lipitor?

Had coronary angioplasty in which stint and balloon were placed on arteries March 23rd. Doctor ... damage from first one and place 3 stents in coronary arteries. I have had problems with the medications ...
 

Extreme pain radiating from breastbone into throat and shoulders. Blockage in small artery. Any advice ?

throat and shoulders. I do have a blockage in one small artery in my heart, and another artery is partially blocked, according to doctors at Deborah Heart Hospiatal in New Jersey. They do say ...
 

68 years old, suffering from heart blockage. On lipitor, aspirin. Stents put in arteries, does not exercise. Cause of concern?

My husband who is 68 had 3 stents put in one month ago. 100 percent blockage in one artery and 95 and 90 in the other artery. Now on STD meds plavix, aspirin , lipitor and others. watching diet ...
 

Elevated LDL, HDL, plaque build up in carotid artery, advised lipitor. Do I need medicines?

of the carotoid artery and it showed slight plaque build up. I do not eat red meat or pork (I eat a heavy fish ... numbers keep climbing. My doctor is suggesting Lipitor . Do I really need medication? ...
 

Reports show high levels of ALT, AST, BUN. Artery from heart ton liver blocked. Suggestions?

that the artery from my heart to my liver is partially blocked, and might be causing the problem. Is there anything I can do to prevent further blockage. I take generic lipitor for Cholesterol, exercise nearly ...
 

Is there a treatment for artery blocking a heart ?

I just found out that my mom has an artery that is blocking her heart and if she gets stressed out ... that by the test she took and the attck she had about a week ago was a mild heart attack and their is an artery ...
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Suggest treatment for blocked arteries

What would the course of action be for 25% arterial blockage? I don t have any diagnoses of blocked arteries but have been thinking about going to get a CT Scan of my heart to see if there is any plaque my ...
 

What are the symptoms of a blocked artery?

What are the symptoms of a blocked artery ? I have been having tight chest pains this morning. Its right below my collar bone it is super tight and feels like pressure. Should i be worried ? ...
 

Ultrasound on carotid artery done. Does the finding mean artery is blocked?

was psv:85/cm/s edv:33cm/s does this mean my artery is 80-90% blocked and if it is not that high how can u ...i had a ultasound on my carotid artery on the right side of my neck through life line screening my ...
 

Is blocked artery contributing to vascular dementia?

my husband has vascular dementia . Dr says the capillaries are the problem. but is it possible he could have a blocked artery contributing to the problem ? or do capillaries work separately to arteries ...
 

What causes blocked neck arteries?

I am a man 73 years old. I have some blockage in my arteries. One at 80% of the left side of my neck. Waiting for a specialist for that problem. In the meanwhile my legs gets really cold and so sore ...
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Can i immediately stop my lipitor?
Hello, Don't stop Lipitor(Atorvastatin) at once. Because it may increase the cholesterol level in your blood and may increase the chance of blood vessel blocks. Consult and discuss with your doctor before doing so.
 
Can unprotected sex block arteries
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single vessel coronary artery disease in distal lcx branch vessel
meet a cardiologist for stenting. what percentage block?
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