Living With Carotid Artery Disease

Living With Carotid Artery Disease

Tags: atherosclerosis, carotid artery disease, cholesterol, Dr. Clair, heart attack, narrowed arteries, transient ischemic attack

If you’re newly diagnosed with carotid artery disease, know that making lifestyle changes and getting ongoing care can help you avoid the problems of atherosclerosis – and live a long, healthy life.


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Your Feet Hold Clues to Clogged Arteries

Tags: atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, heart and vascular institute, peripheral artery disease, pulse

Clogged arteries in your legs or arms can signal potentially lethal blocked coronary arteries. Read more to learn who should be tested and who should not.


heart stents on a fingertip

Researchers Study New Stent’s Pros, Cons

Tags: atherosclerosis, cardiology, stents

Experimental, bioabsorbable scaffolds are designed to keep blood vessels open and improve blood flow. Researchers are exploring the pros and cons of this advanced stent.


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Study Reveals Aliskiren’s Unexpected Benefits

Tags: atherosclerosis, blood pressure, clinical trials, coronary artery disease

Intriguing results were found during the recent Aquarius study of the blood pressure medication aliskiren. Aliskiren takers had a lower risk of sudden death, stroke and heart attacks.


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Should I Cut Meat From My Diet?

Tags: atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, heart disease, red meat

Results of recent studies reinforce the current scientific wisdom that eating large amounts of red meat is bad for your cardiovascular health. But don't throw out your steak knives just yet.


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Stroke Before 50 May Shorten Life

Tags: atherosclerosis, blood clots, intracerebral hemorrhage, stroke

Adults suffering strokes under the age of 50 are at increased risk of dying within 20 years, a new study finds.


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Chat With a Doctor: Coronary Artery Disease

Tags: atherosclerosis, CAD, chat with a doctor, coronary artery disease, heart disease, webchat

If you have coronary artery disease (CAD) your risk of heart attack or stroke increases. Find out what you can do to prevent or treat CAD from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at noon (ET).


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4 Tips for a Healthy Smile — and Body

Tags: atherosclerosis, cancer, dental health, dentist, oral cancer, teeth

Good dental care is about more than just keeping your teeth and gums healthy — it’s about keeping your entire body healthy. Get started with these four tips.


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Can We Prevent Hardening Arteries? (Video)

Tags: atherosclerosis, cholesterol, coronary artery disease

A recent study finds clues to the causes of atherosclerosis, or hardening arteries. One day, it may lead to way to prevent this condition.


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Chat With a Doctor: Peripheral Artery Disease

Tags: atherosclerosis, chat with a doctor, diabetes, PAD, peripheral artery disease, web chat, webchat

Ask questions and get answers about peripheral artery disease from a Cleveland Clinic physician during a live webchat Thursday, September 6, 2012, at noon (ET).