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Is there a cure for coronary heart disease?

Coronary heart disease is a chronic condition—once you develop the disease, you will always have it. The best cure is prevention. If you are diagnosed with coronary artery disease, you can make lifestyle changes to manage your risk factors for a heart attack. Medicine and medical procedures can also help you slow the disease's progression, reverse damage to your arteries, and improve your quality of life.

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