Carotid Artery Disease
Occurs when the major arteries in your neck become narrowed or blocked. These are the arteries that supply the brain with blood, called carotid arteries.
Treatments: Carotid Endarterectomy is a procedure where a surgeon removes the plaque causing blockage of the artery. Also angioplasty and stenting are procedures to treat this disease
- Loss of vision, unable to speak clearly
- Weakness, or numbness on one side of your body
- Unable to control movements of extremities