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Category: Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Stenosis 101
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...
What is Transient Ischemic Attack?
Transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a short episode of neurologic dysfunction that lasts for a few minutes. It results from a disruption in the blood flow to the brain. Carotid arteries are the blood vessels responsible for supplying nutrients and oxygen to the brain. A temporary blockage in coronary arteries due to a blood clot...
Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease
The carotid artery is one of the major arteries in the body that supplies blood to the head and neck. There are two carotid arteries in the body, one on each side of the neck. These arteries are crucial because they supply the brain as well. However, they can get affected by diseases leading to...
Steps to Take Today to Improve your Vascular Health
If you think you might be at risk for developing a vascular problem, there are crucial steps that you can take today.
Why is the Vascular System so Important?
At Vascular Associates of WNY, we take vascular health seriously, but why is the vascular system so important? Read our blog to learn more.
Symptoms, Causes, and Risks of Carotid Artery Disease
Many people wonder, what are the symptoms of carotid artery disease to look out for? Read more to find out the symptoms, causes, and prevention.