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Posted on Thu, 6 Jul 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: My recent cardiac report indicated hat I have a 60% blockage in my LAD. My cholesterol is 286 and calcium score is 218. How can I decrease both of these?

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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap 36 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Please refer to the detailed answer below

Detailed Answer:
Hello

After going through the medical details provided by you i would like to tell you that the high Cholesterol can be controlled as well as can be reverted back to normal by following strict healthy lifestyle habits like exercising and eating healthy avoid smoking.

But the blockage in your arteries cannot be reverted back to normal however the progression of the disease can be controlled and slowed down witht he help of proper medications and following healthy lifestyle habits.

Healthy lifestyle includes:

1. Daily brisk morning walks for 45 mins a day for 5 days a week
2. No Smoking
3. Eating good amount of fresh fruits and vegetable daily.
4. Avoid consumption of food containing saturated fats.
5. Avoiding excessive consumption of caffiene containing drinks

I hope this information will be helpful.

Kind Regards
Dr Bhanu Partap
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Bhanu Partap 15 hours later
How do i reduce my 60% blockage in my LAD down to a lower level?

If the 60% blockage can't be reversed, how serious is that amount of blockage?
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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Hello Again

Detailed Answer:
No Sir these changes cannot be reverted back to normal however their progress can be slowed down with the help of medication.

60% blockage in LAD is of moderate severity.

Kind Regards
Dr Bhanu partap
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