This problem arises when fatty deposits clog the blood vessels to the brain namely carotid arteries. This increases the risk of stroke. This disease progresses slowly and gradually. It can manifest as a stroke or transient ischemic attack.
What are the symptoms?
When to see a doctor?
Doctor should be consulted immediately whenever a person experiences transient ischemic attack.
What are the causes?
The disease is caused by a build up of plaques in carotid arteries. Plaques are clumps of cholesterol, calcium, fibrous tissue and other cellular debris. Carotid artery stenosis can result in stroke due to
What are the risk factors?
How to prevent carotid artery stenosis?
How can this be prevented and treated ?
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