Articles Tagged: carotid artery blockage

Carotid Atherosclerosis Symptoms and Treatment Options

Carotid AtherosclerosisIf you take your fingers and press them to either side of your neck, you will likely be able to feel your pulse. That’s your carotid artery, and it’s a pretty important one.

Top 10 Foods Helping To Remove Plaque In Arteries

Plaque In ArteriesBuildup of plaque in arteries can happen over time without any symptoms until severe attacks occur but sometimes can show symptoms depending on the type of artery that is blocked. For example, a major blocked coronary artery symptom is angina (chest pain). This is a common symptom associated with heart attack.

Top 5 Blocked Arteries Symptoms

Blocked Arteries SymptomsPlaque in arteries can narrow or sometimes block them completely reducing or completely stopping the blood flow. Blocked arteries symptoms depend on the type of artery that is blocked.

Often there are no blocked arteries symptoms until the person experiences a heart attack or a stroke.

Carotid Artery Blockage Surgery – When Is It Required?

Carotid Artery BlockageCarotid arteries on either side of your neck bring blood to the major frontal part of the brain and face. Carotid artery blockage narrows or sometimes totally blocks the artery reducing the supply of blood to the brain. This can result in a stroke or brain attack which occurs when the brain does not receive oxygen rich blood for more than 3 to 6 hours.