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Coronary ectasia
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Coronary ectasia
hi
im a male ,33 years old , well building , but i got a ches pain sometimes wth excersice and sometimes at the rest)
i went to ER then to CCU , make angiography and the doctor told me u have a coronary ectasia , my cholesterole is 5.7 i have normal TG , HDL , LDL , i have not any family history of cardaic disease .
my question is ....whats the best treatment for coronary ectasia ???
( I took aspirin , plavix , metoprolol 12.5 BID , Norvasc 5 )
and what about the excersice ??
can i go to the Gym ?? playing football??
or just running or walking sweaming??
or i cant do any sport ?
and whats the prognosis about the coronary ectasia??
thank you
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Coronary ectasia just means that your blood vessels are tortuous, often related to hypertension (high blood pressure). There is no specific treatment for it, per se, but certainly control of your blood pressure is important (goal < 130/80). You can still exercise, just pay attention to your body, and if you aren't feeling well, take it easy. I would focus on risk factor modification -- healthy diet, aerobic exercise, weight loss, stop smoking, minimize alcohol intake, etc.
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