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Amerijoe
11-21-2016, 01:49 PM
Mechanism on arterial plaque build-up and how it works. Let's hope this protein is the key to this silent killer. I'm at magnitude 7 for familial cholesterolemia. Due to this lucky number, I ended up with a 'CABG',
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coronary_artery_bypass_surgery. Mine was a 5 bagger which is listed as uncommon. It's uncommon, due to the fact most are dead before they need a fiver. Get checked! Use this as your warning shot, because this bugger can silence you right into the afterlife. If I seem to be preaching, I am.

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-11-key-protein-ldl-cholesterol.html

For those that enjoy more meat on the bone, here is the full study results.

http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms13516

There is also talk about putting most on a preventive statin schedule which they feel should reduce coronary events.