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Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid artery disease is a progressive disease. The carotid arteries, which are located in the neck, supply blood to the brain. Certain health problems damage the inside of the carotid arteries. Over time, this damage increases the chances of having a stroke. If you have carotid artery disease, treatment is available that may lower your risks for problems.

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