Why is cardiac artery disease incurable if doctors can use stents and bypass as treatments?

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Why is cardiac artery disease incurable if doctors can use stents and bypass as treatments?

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A treatment is not a cure; a cure is something you do once and fixes it forever, while a treatment is something to help resolve the symptoms.

For example, cough syrup doesn’t cure a cold (the virus), but it treats the symptoms (coughing). Likewise, the stents and bypasses treat the symptoms of arterial disease by allowing bloodflow, but they don’t address the root cause of it (plaque buildup in the arteries).

Anonymous 0 Comments

A treatment is not a cure; a cure is something you do once and fixes it forever, while a treatment is something to help resolve the symptoms.

For example, cough syrup doesn’t cure a cold (the virus), but it treats the symptoms (coughing). Likewise, the stents and bypasses treat the symptoms of arterial disease by allowing bloodflow, but they don’t address the root cause of it (plaque buildup in the arteries).

Anonymous 0 Comments

A treatment is not a cure; a cure is something you do once and fixes it forever, while a treatment is something to help resolve the symptoms.

For example, cough syrup doesn’t cure a cold (the virus), but it treats the symptoms (coughing). Likewise, the stents and bypasses treat the symptoms of arterial disease by allowing bloodflow, but they don’t address the root cause of it (plaque buildup in the arteries).

Anonymous 0 Comments

I had a triple bypass 6 weeks ago. I was also diagnosed with congestive heart failure. I did it to myself. I had quit some bad lifestyle choices but the damage was done. I’m really motivated to make the lifestyle changes my cardiologist has told me to make. All that said both my cardiologist and heart surgeon told me even if I do everything right I could need another bypass in 20 or so years. There is no cure for heart disease, just managing it with lifestyle and medication. I’m in my late 40s (too young for the problems I have) and am going to work my ass off and try like hell because I do not want to go through this again.

Anonymous 0 Comments

I had a triple bypass 6 weeks ago. I was also diagnosed with congestive heart failure. I did it to myself. I had quit some bad lifestyle choices but the damage was done. I’m really motivated to make the lifestyle changes my cardiologist has told me to make. All that said both my cardiologist and heart surgeon told me even if I do everything right I could need another bypass in 20 or so years. There is no cure for heart disease, just managing it with lifestyle and medication. I’m in my late 40s (too young for the problems I have) and am going to work my ass off and try like hell because I do not want to go through this again.

Anonymous 0 Comments

I had a triple bypass 6 weeks ago. I was also diagnosed with congestive heart failure. I did it to myself. I had quit some bad lifestyle choices but the damage was done. I’m really motivated to make the lifestyle changes my cardiologist has told me to make. All that said both my cardiologist and heart surgeon told me even if I do everything right I could need another bypass in 20 or so years. There is no cure for heart disease, just managing it with lifestyle and medication. I’m in my late 40s (too young for the problems I have) and am going to work my ass off and try like hell because I do not want to go through this again.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Stents and bypass surgery are essentially sophisticated (albeit pretty successful) bandaids

Anonymous 0 Comments

Stents and bypass surgery are essentially sophisticated (albeit pretty successful) bandaids

Anonymous 0 Comments

Stents and bypass surgery are essentially sophisticated (albeit pretty successful) bandaids