Prevent Cholesterol Buildup From Clogging Your Heart and Arteries! See this.
Plaque buildup in blood vessels is hard to reverse, But it can be prevented by following a healthy lifestyle. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Cholesterol plaques get worse with time and they can the cause of heart diseases. Plaque begin in artery walls and grow over the years. The growth of cholesterol plaques slowly blocks blood flow in the arteries. A cholesterol plaque can suddenly rupture. Plaques that rupture causes the formation of blood clots. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Blood Clots can block blood flow and lead to a Heart Attack or Stroke. Blocked arteries caused by plaque buildup and blood clots are the leading cause of death in some countries like the US. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Reducing cholesterol and other risk factors can prevent plaque build-up. In some cases, lifestyle changes and medications can reverse some plaque buildup. Some evidence shows that plaques can even shrink slightly with aggressive treatment. In one major studies cholesterol plaque shrank 10% in size after a 50% reduction in levels of cholesterol in the blood. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
To treat plaque build up, doctors target smaller plaques. They get the cholesterol out of the plaque by lowering the level of cholesterol in the blood. Cholesterol moves through the blood on proteins called Lipoproteins. Low-density Lipoprotein (LDL) transports cholesterol in the blood vessels walls. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The drugs used most of the time to reduce LDL cholesterol levels are Statins. Statins block the liver enzyme that promotes cholesterol production. Cholesterol plaques are also preventable. Reducing the risk factors that lead to Atherosclerosis we will slow or stop the process. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
9 risk factors are responsible for up to 90% of the all heart attacks include; Smoking, High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Abdominal Obesity, Diabetes, Stress, Low Fruit And Vegetable Consumption, Excessive Consumption Of Alcohol And Not Getting Enough Physical Activity. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Reducing the amount of cholesterol sometimes involves taking cholesterol and blood pressure medication. These treatment can lower the risk of heart attacks and strokes.