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Is there a cure for ischemic heart disease?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Once you have been diagnosed with ischemic heart disease your risk for heart attack and other symptoms never completely go away. Through positive lifestyle changes, proper medication, and surgery if necessary, the arteries may be cleared, and many of the symptoms of ischemic heart disease may be reversible. Because risk of developing ischemic heart disease increases with age, it is difficult to pronounce anyone cured, but taking the steps towards treatment and prevention go a long way.

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