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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...

Transient Ischemic Attack-TIA

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...

Carotid Artery Disease

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...