Carotid artery disease occurs when there is narrowing of the major blood vessels leading to the brain. The development of carotid artery disease can significantly increase your risk of a major stroke. Once the problem is identified, there are ways to manage the condition and reduce complications.
Take A Conservative Approach
If carotid artery disease is detected in the earlier stages, when less than half the artery is blocked, your doctor may opt to take a conservative approach to manage the condition.