Category Archives: Carotid Artery Disease

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How high blood pressure can damage your arteries and heart

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is often called the silent killer. Over time, high blood pressure can damage your body without you even experiencing symptoms. Read on to learn how complications from uncontrolled high blood pressure can damage your arteries and heart, in particular. High blood pressure is hard on your arteries. Arteries are designed… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2020
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Know the risk factors for carotid artery disease

Carotid artery disease refers to the narrowing of the carotid arteries, which are two large blood vessels that deliver blood to your brain and head. A buildup of fatty substances and cholesterol plaque will cause narrowing and obstruction. When the carotid arteries are obstructed, it decreases blood flow to the brain and can lead to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2020
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5 Things You Should Know About Carotid Artery Disease

As the 5th leading cause of death in the United States, stroke can happen due to several conditions. One of those is carotid artery disease, which is when plaque builds up and blocks the arteries on either side of the neck that carries blood to the head, face and brain. Knowing the risk factors and the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 14 2019
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