Carotid Artery Disease (cont.)
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What's The Treatment For Carotid Artery Disease
To effectively treat carotid artery disease, doctors recommend the following:
What Are the Recommended Lifestyle Changes for Carotid Artery Disease?
To keep carotid artery disease from progressing, the following lifestyle changes are recommended:
Which Drugs Can Reduce the Risk of Stroke?
Your doctor may recommend antiplatelet medications such as aspirin and clopidogrel (Plavix) to decrease the risk of stroke due to blood clots. Your doctor may also prescribe medications to lower cholesterol and/or antihypertensives to lower your blood pressure. In some cases, Coumadin (warfarin), a blood thinner, may be prescribed.
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