Carotid Artery Disease

The carotid arteries are the major arteries in your neck that bring blood to the brain. This disease is a result of narrow or blocked arteries, usually caused by plaque. If this plaque causes a blood clot to block the artery completely, the brain will stop receiving blood and you will have a stroke. Symptoms […]


Angina, or angina pectoris, is when you experience pain or discomfort when a narrowed coronary artery prevents blood from reaching the heart muscle. Those with the condition describe angina as discomfort, pressure, or pain in the back, shoulders, neck, arms (usually the left arm), jaw, or chest. This pain usually occurs most often with emotional […]