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 […]

Chest Pain

Chest pain can appear in many forms – a dull ache, sharp pain, or burning – and can be a sign of a variety of conditions. Whatever the pain, chest pain needs to be taken seriously. The following table describes what to do if you experience different types of chest pain. Heart-related causes of chest […]