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Compared to higher income countries, those who die from CVDs in lower income countries are younger. If both lipoprotein (a) and LDL-C are highly increased, "an attempt can be made at the physician’s discretion to lower lipoprotein (a) level by lowering the elevated LDL-C." Other symptoms include sudden onset of: numbness of the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body; confusion, difficulty speaking or understanding speech; difficulty seeing with one or both eyes; difficulty walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination; severe headache with no known cause; and People experiencing these symptoms should seek medical care immediately.

Pages: 704

Publisher: CRC Press; 1 edition (September 23, 1991)

ISBN: 0849388090

Renovascular Hypertension

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