Is surgery required for almost closed carotid artery?
My husband has a carotid artery that is 98% closed and the other is about 60% closed. they are sending him for tests to determine the blockage, will he need surgery? Also will he have to be off work for a long time? I want to be sure he doesn t go back before he should. My email address is YYYY@YYYY
Does statin drugs reduce carotid artery blockage ?
It is known statin drugs reduce LDL. My question is, do they reduce the amount of plague already formed on the carotid artery? What reduces the plague? Is the carotid artery blockage a slow process? How fast does it progress? I’d appreciate it you could share some of the related articles.
Blockage in left carotid artery,difficult in surgery. Suggestion?
I need help with a medical problem I m having right now. I have been evaluated with 85% blockage in my left carotid artery with the added problem that the blockage is closer to my ear, which my vascular surgeon said will make the surgery more difficult, if possible to do at all. I need to know if...
Can carotid artery stenosis cause sciatica nerve pain ?
I was told that I am experiencing sciatica nerve pain; already diagnosed with blockage of carotid arteries and was told a piece of thrombus may have broken off and subsequently caused pressure on the sciatic nerve. Is this possible?
How to clear up your carotid arteries ?
I am 20 years old and just recently found out that both of my carotid arteries, left and right, are narrowed (60% and 40%). It can lead to a stroke and heart problems. I just wanted to find out if anyone knows any home remedies which could help me clear up my arteries and get rid off all the...
Pulsation in carotid artery,muscle spasms?
Sometimes I get these weird sensations its like the heartbeat in the cartodid artery , but I can actually FEEL the pulsing in other parts of my body. I dont know if it is muscle spasms or what, but it stops after a few minutes usually or if I rub the area.
What is the treatment for fistula near carotid artery?
My neurosurgeon intdicated I have a fistula near my carotid artery and I can hear my heart pumping in my left ear. What are the options for a surgeon to seal off the fistula so that I stop hearing my heart pumping. I can t sleep well with this noise in my ear!
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