While sometimes used interchangeably, the terms of atherosclerosis vs arteriosclerosis are different things. However, both of them can be very serious and can even lead to a necessity for heart surgery. Additionally, one is preventable to a certain extent, and the other less so.
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Plaque 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 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 [...]
Foods with vitamin K in high quantities can cause serious health problems if you are on medication to prevent blood clotting. It is important to talk with your doctor about how much you can safely eat of foods with vitamin K. Dietary measures should never be used as a means of controlling clotting disorders unless [...]
Cardiology Topics: Heart Diseases Blood Pressure Cholesterol Levels Triglycerides Levels Clogged Arteries Stroke Poor Circulation Varicose Veins Information on how to maintain a healthy heart is widely available and has been discussed numerous times by leading cardiologists. However, that does not stop thousands of people around the world from dying daily due to heart diseases [...]
When the heart doesn’t pump the sufficient amount of blood through the body, and arteries are insufficiently performing, a condition by the name of congestive heart failure, or CHF, will occur. As this happens, fluids will accumulate in various areas. Feet and ankles will swell, and the lungs will be affected as well. The four [...]
In this article we came up with top 10 natural ways of unclogging arteries: 1. High Fiber Diets Eating high fiber foods can be a natural way of unclogging arteries in your body. Fiber attaches to cholesterol to flush this fat out, instead of allowing it to accumulate and clog your arteries. 2. Citrus Pectin [...]
It is no secret that taking care of your cardio and peripheral vascular system is important. One of the preventive steps you can take is to reduce risk of many dangerous diseases by removing plaque from arteries. Below we compiled a list of to 10 reasons why we think removing plaque from arteries is so [...]