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Diagnostic Testing
...Other risk factors that may indicate the need for a carotid ultrasound include high blood pressure, advanced age, diabetes, high cholesterol, and a personal or family history of stroke or heart attack...

Frequently Asked Questions
...High blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, cigarette smoking, diabetes and obesity can all increase a person's risk of heart disease...

Angina
...Follow a healthy diet, exercise, quit smoking, manage your cholesterol and blood pressure, and maintain a healthy weight to fight heart disease and angina...

Angioplasty
...The narrowing is caused by a buildup of cholesterol, or plaque, on the walls of the arteries (a process known as atherosclerosis)...

How to Prepare For Your Visit
...From siblings and parents to uncles and children, we particularly want to know if there is a family history of heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes...

Heart Attack and Heart Failure
... To improve your heart health and prevent a heart attack, maintain a healthy weight, exercise, quit smoking, eat a healthy diet, manage blood pressure and cholesterol, and visit your doctor or cardiac specialist for regular medical checkups...

Stroke
...These include: Weight loss Exercise Cholesterol and blood pressure management Reducing alcohol intake Aside from lifestyle changes, managing any underlying health conditions, including hypertension and diabetes, also reduce your risk of stroke...