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I had a question regarding a ct scan I had. No symptoms,
no symptoms, actually I am in perfect health except for borderline high cholesterol and sligthly elevated BP. Both controlled with meds. I am on 5mg of crestor and my dr wants to increase to 10mg. I just got my ct scan results back and they were perfect, 0 calcium score and 0% stenosis on all arteries. I really dont think it is neccessary to increase my Crestor dose with results like that. What do you think? … read more
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I just had a CAC test done, and I am revieqwing the CD, but
I just had a CAC test done, and I am revieqwing the CD, but cant find what my score is, how do I find it? … read more
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Was started on Crestor 10mg/day due to high calcium
Was started on Crestor 10mg/day due to high calcium score(180) & stopped after 2mths due to muscle pains. After 6wk break restarted @5mg 4x/wk. Now 3mths later again debilitating muscle & joint pain (… read more
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My doctor wants me to go on statins.. I do have elevated
My doctor wants me to go on statins.. I do have elevated cholesterol with my cholesterol at 235 but my hdl are at 60.. I work out every night on the elliptical for 30-45 minutes .. I eat pretty much v… read more
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I had a few other questions about statins and red yeast
Hi there,I had a few other questions about statins and red yeast rice, but I wanted to start a new question to pay you again. =) [I had previously asked about red yeast rice with CoQ10 and K2 as well … read more
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Thanks for taking my questions. I'm a 37 year old male. I
Hi there,Thanks for taking my questions. I'm a 37 year old male. I don't smoke, drink moderately, try to eat healthy, and exercise regularly (3-4 times a week minimum, more many weeks). My blood press… read more
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My father has been treated for hypertension for years and it
My father has been treated for hypertension for years and it was controlled by Diovan and a beta blocker. About a month and a half ago he had a heart attack in LAD with minimal damage received 2 stent… read more
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I'm 25 years old, i weight 50KG and my height is 161CM, I
Hi, I'm 25 years old, i weight 50KG and my height is 161CM, I look very health and my body shape is as if i'm an athlete, I recently found out that my cholesterol levels are high (LDL is 7.0), i could… read more
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About 6 months ago I had a Calcium assay scan with a result
About 6 months ago I had a Calcium assay scan with a result of 1200. This has had me in a state of panic since, taking benzos to function. Here is the question. I am an active competetive pistol shoot… read more
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I took a healthy heart CT scan on 05/22/2015. My score was
Hello I am Richard. I took a healthy heart CT scan on 05/22/2015. My score was 507.74. It said over 400 "The coronary plaque burden is extensive and there is a high likelihood of at least one coronary… read more
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I am going for a stress test on Friday. I just got a quick
I am going for a stress test on Friday. I just got a quick squeezing sensation in my upper left shoulder about two inches above and one inch to the left my armpit, not in my chest.The sensation only h… read more
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I had a Coronary Calcium Screening done one month ago with a
I had a Coronary Calcium Screening done one month ago with a very high score resulting. I am a Type 2 Diabetic well under control on Diaformin XR (Metformin HC) medication. Coronary Artery Left Main C… read more
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Have been previously diagnosed as hypertensive, cad, have
Have been previously diagnosed as hypertensive, cad, have one stent from numerous years ago. Stopped taking BP meds as is it's usually low anyway (now 102/62). Am a 61 yoa fm. Reccomendations?… read more
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I am 60 years old with high cholesterol with chronic aortic
I am 60 years old with high cholesterol with chronic aortic stenosis. My cardiologist told me 4 months ago that intervention will be necessary with 12-24 months. My next echocardiogram is scheduled fo… read more
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EKG/ECG experts only please: Please deeply review my ekg. I
EKG/ECG experts only please: Please deeply review my ekg. I have chest pains. My deepest fear is having angina or heart disease. There is a possibly that i might have it because of my chest pain . I p… read more
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I have been tired for several weeks now and when I lay down
I have been tired for several weeks now and when I lay down to try to rest, my chest begins to tighten and feels like a lot of pressure like something heavy on my chest and pain in my left arm. I just… read more
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If someone is on medication for blood pressure, like Diovan,
If someone is on medication for blood pressure, like Diovan, or taking red yeast rice for reducing cholesterol, should they stay on these or go off them during the weight loss phase?… read more
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I'm in a similar situation using Crestor except I would like
I'm in a similar situation using Crestor except I would like to stop because of possible side effects to liver and kidneys. 20mg once a day. I'm at moderate risk for heart attack because of borderline… read more
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