Usually brain survives on an enduring supply of oxygen & glucose carried to it through blood. Carotid artery disease is the narrowing or blockage of arteries (stenosis) because of plaque build-up (atherosclerosis). The plaque can then cracks, & develop an uneven surface, which is when it starts to cause problems.
At vascular care center, individuals can get the best treatment for carotid artery disease subsumes changes in heart-healthy lifestyle, medicines, & medical procedures. The aim of this treatment is to stop the disease from becoming worse and to stop a stroke. The treatment for Carotid artery disease depends on symptoms, on how severe the disease is, and age and overall health.
The changes in heart-healthy lifestyle include:
• Targeting for a healthy weight
• Heart-healthy eating
• Physical activity
• Managing stress
• Quitting smoking