Know Your Options When Its Time to Clean Out Clogged Carotid Arteries

If these neck arteries are blocked, surgery and stenting both may improve blood flow

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Your carotid arteries are the major pipelines in your neck supplying blood to the brain. Theyre also a common location where fatty atherosclerotic plaques form, increasing the risk of stroke. The choice of treatment depends largely on your overall health and other individual patient characteristics. And, regardless of the procedure, youll need to follow up with your physician and work to modify your cardiovascular risk factors.
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