Especially after high-risk vascular surgery, patients get a great relief. They recover from paralyzation, as having fatal heart problems, and thinking that they would lose their arm – leg, they come back to normal life. He/she thinks it won’t happen again. He eats portions of fatty meat and finishes half a tray of baklava in one sitting. It is not difficult to achieve the disease, which is supposed to have passed with such a lifestyle.
Vascular patients need a regular life after surgery. They need to avoid smoking, and drinking alcohol. Without interrupting their ongoing medical treatment, they should make a lifestyle of Mediterranean diet and exercise.They should be a role model for their children and grandchildren in the family. Genetic factors in vascular diseases constitute the most important fact that can’t be changed.