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Heart and Circulatory System

How can I prevent blocked arteries?

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  • ANavYash Gupta, MD, Vascular Surgery, answered on behalf of NorthShore University HealthSystem
    You can prevent blocked arteries by leading a healthy lifestyle starting at a young age. Exercise regularly, avoid smoking, and eat a healthy diet that does not include too much red meat and fat. As you get older, you should also manage any risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia.
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