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Carotid Artery Disease

Prevention of Carotid Artery Disease

While family history, age, race and gender are factors in carotid artery disease, there are steps that can lower the risk of developing the condition, including:

  • Control blood pressure
  • Quit smoking
  • Control blood sugar levels if diabetic
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Eat a diet that is low in saturated fat
  • Exercise regularly

Locations for Carotid Artery Disease