Is there a cure for arteriolosclerosis?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

There is no cure for arteriolosclerosis, however, damage to the inner and middle walls of the arterioles can be reduced or even reversed thanks to certain medications. Cholesterol medications are aggressive drugs used to lower the low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, cholesterol. Aspirin and other anti-platelet medications and anticoagulants like heparin and warfarin prevent platelets from forming blood clots in the arteries. Medications to control blood pressure can help slow the progression of atherosclerosis. All of these drugs are used to prevent complications from arteriolosclerosis, but are prescribed to prevent further damage and disease to the arterioles and organs

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