Combining moderate physical activity with a healthy diet, mindfulness practice, and quality sleep can have a huge impact on overall health, and specifically, the health of the vascular system.
At least 20-25 million Americans suffer from varicose veins which are often inherited and most commonly affect women. This infographic illustrates the signs, symptoms and treatments available at Western Vascular Institute.
Only a very limited number of specialized surgeons including, Vascular Surgeons, who have all treatment modalities available as part of their training and scope of practice are able treat a patient by performing a carotid endarterectomy (CEA). A carotid endarterectomy is performed to remove a plaque build up in the carotid artery to allow for greater flow of blood through the artery and reduce the risk of stroke.
This procedure is generally done when there is a significant blockage of 50% or greater to the artery.
See a Western Vascular Institute vascular surgeon to discuss all treatment options available for Carotid artery disease, including a carotid endarterectomy (CEA).
A disorder affecting the circulatory, & nervous systems that occurs when cervical nerves, the subclavian artery or subclavian veins are compressed between the cervical muscles or bands & the first rib, thereby restricting blood flow & or causing nerve symptoms.