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Atherosclerosis Symptoms – Tips For Early Detection and Prevention!

Atherosclerosis SymptomsAtherosclerosis is caused from buildup in the arteries and is caused by fat, cholesterol or plaque. Over time, as this buildup increases, it becomes harder and harder for the blood that needs to pass through to get where it is going. Depending on where this occurs, such as in carotid atherosclerosis – that which affects the artery servicing your brain that runs along the sides of your neck – the early symptoms may vary widely.

Carotid Atherosclerosis Symptoms and Treatment Options

Carotid AtherosclerosisIf you take your fingers and press them to either side of your neck, you will likely be able to feel your pulse. That’s your carotid artery, and it’s a pretty important one.