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Beneficial Habits For Healthy Veins

Beneficial Habits For Healthy Veins

There are lifestyle changes you can make now to improve your vein health. Learn how to foster healthy veins.

Carotid Stenosis 101

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Sudden loss of consciousness, transient loss of vision, slurred speech, or weakness in any part of your body always causes concern. These conditions may point toward a severe health condition, such as a stroke secondary to carotid stenosis.  What is carotid stenosis? Carotid arteries are two large arteries on both sides of your neck that supply oxygen and nutrients to your brain and your face. In healthy individuals, these arteries have a smooth contour, and their lumen is wide open. Carotid artery stenosis is the blockage or narrowing of two or both carotid arteries, which consequently compromises your brain’s blood...