I am 37 years old male with height 5 feet 7inches ,weight 69 kgs and BMI 24.I am hypertensive for last 1 and a half year and using Amlodopine Besylate BP/USP 5 mg Valsartan USP 80 mg (added Aspirin enteric coated 150 mg and Atrovastatin 10 mg for last 5 monts being advised 5 months before after CT Angiogram).Result of my "Multi Slice CT Coronary Angiogram Report
LM : Normal
LAD: Minimal non calcified plaque but no stenosis.High origin of D1 with non calcified plaque at origin causing mild stenosis(less than 50%).Small narrow D2.
LCX : Mild non calcified plaque but no stenosis.Mild plaque at OM 1 origin with mild stenosis( Less than 50%)
RCA : Normal origin.No plaque or stenosis. Normal PDA and PLV branches.
Conclusion, Mild stenosis at D1 and OM1 origins.
Under present circumstances my everyday exercise is walk one hour in morning and weight training in evening for 40 minutes.These exercises do not bother me,However i develop chest pain during stress only.Do i have to continue with above medication or need stenting.If my Chlestrol remains under limit can i discontinue Statin as it causes muscle aches.
IF statins are causing muscle problems, you should see your Doctor and report this. Your Doctor will probably put you onto a different brand. Statins are not all about cholesterol, they also have anti-inflammatory properties for arteries, helping to prevent Atherosclerosis.
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