Carotid Artery Disease

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  • Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease
    • Homeopathic Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease
    • Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease
    • Psychotherapy Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease
    • Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease
    • Surgical Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease
    • Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease
    • Other Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease
  • What is Carotid Artery Disease
  • Symptoms of Carotid Artery Disease
  • Causes of Carotid Artery Disease
  • Risk factors of Carotid Artery Disease
  • Complications of Carotid Artery Disease
  • Lab Investigations and Diagnosis of Carotid Artery Disease
  • Precautions & Precautions & Prevention of Carotid Artery Disease

Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease 

Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease 

In the allopathic treatment of carotid artery disease, aspirin or another blood-thinning medicine are used to avoid the formation of dangerous blood clots. Medications such as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors to control your blood pressure and statin medication to lower your cholesterol are prescribed.

Surgical Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease 

The following are the surgical procedures for carotid artery disease:

  • Carotid endarterectomy – In this procedure, an incision is made along the front of your neck. surgeon opens the affected carotid artery and removes the plaques and the he artery is repaired with either stitches or, preferably, a graft 
  • Carotid angioplasty and stenting – In this procedure, a tiny balloon is threaded by catheter to the area where your carotid artery is clogged. The balloon is inflated to widen the artery, and a small wire mesh coil called a stent is inserted to keep the artery from narrowing again.

Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease 

  • Eat fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Reduce the amount of salt
  • Avoid saturated fats

What is Carotid Artery Disease 

Carotid arteries are a pair of blood vessels that deliver blood through the neck to the brain and head. Carotid artery disease is a disease in which a fatty and waxy substance called plaque builds up inside the carotid arteries.

Symptoms of Carotid Artery Disease 

In the early stage, carotid artery blockage often has no symptoms until it disrupts blood flow to the brain causing a stroke or transient ischemic accident (TIA).the symptoms of stroke includes:

  • Sudden numbness or weakness
  • Severe headache
  • lose vision in one or both eye
  • Trouble speaking
  • Loss of memory
  • Dizziness

Causes of Carotid Artery Disease 

  • Smoking
  • High blood pressure
  • High levels of certain fats and cholesterol in the blood
  • High levels of sugar in the blood due to insulin resistance or diabetes

Risk factors of Carotid Artery Disease 

  • Increasing age
  • High levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Family history of coronary artery disease
  • Diabetes
  • Smoking
  • Diet high in saturated fats
  • Obesity
  • Lack of exercise

Complications of Carotid Artery Disease 

  • Stroke
  • Permanent brain damage
  • Muscle weakness

Diagnosis of Carotid Artery Disease 

Diagnosis of Carotid artery disease includes the following tests and procedures:

  • Physical examination
  • Ultrasound
  • CT scan and MRI of the brain
  • Computerized tomography angiography (CTA)
  • Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)
  • Cerebral angiogram

Precautions & Prevention of Carotid Artery Disease 

The following precautions can slow the progression of carotid artery disease and help prevent the occurrence of a TIA or a stroke.

  • Cut back on cholesterol and fat
  • Do not smoke
  • Limit your intake of salt
  • Limit your consumption of alcohol
  • Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables
  • Exercise regularly

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