Causes of Heart Failure

Any type of damage to the heart muscle will weaken the muscle and may lead to heart failure. Below are the most common causes of heart muscle damage (or cardiomyopathy) in the U.S. Atherosclerosis (coronary artery disease, CAD). In this case, the arteries tasked with supplying the heart with blood are clogged narrowed. Coronary artery […]

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 […]