Heart Blockage

Should You Have an Angiogram?

…cardiologist determines the location and severity of blockages in the coronary arteries. Angiograms Are Far From Precise Angiograms are widely assumed—by both patients and physicians—to be a very accurate method of assessing the degree of blockage in the heart arteries. In truth, angiograms are far from precise…

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Inflammation and Heart Disease

…cholesterol-filled blockages in the arteries cause heart attacks. That concept is just plain wrong. The reality is that as many as 80 percent of all heart attacks occur when smaller plaques, destabilized by inflammation, rupture and attract a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the heart. So, while cardiologists…

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