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Are there any natural remedies for a blocked artery in my arm?

Are there any natural remedies for a blocked artery in my arm?

No: Keep trying to be healthy. Please don't smoke. The blocked vessel is unlikely to get better without procedure like stent or surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Artery (Definition)

Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more


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Can a person have a blood pressure reading of 120/80 and still have a partially blocked artery in his arm?

Can a person have a blood pressure reading of 120/80 and still have a partially blocked artery in his arm?

Yes: Blockages in the arteries providing blood to the arms are common. Most often these blockages don't cause any symptoms. It is good to be aware of them as they can give you a false low blood pressure. A simple way to test this is to check the arm pressure in both arms. The higher pressure is the accurate one. A 20mmhg difference is considered significant. An ultrasound can give a more accurate diag. ...Read more

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What to do if I have chest pain and numb arm sometimes, could it be a blocked artery, or just stress?

What to do if I have chest pain and numb arm sometimes, could it be a blocked artery, or just stress?

Possibly: Radiating pain to l arm and jaw (mandible) is referred pain from t1-3 spinal nerve roots; these same nerve roots innervate the heart. Not all chest pain is cardiac: recall gerd, oesophageal spasm, even left-sided pneumonia can re-create similar symptoms. If sx persist, recommend an ekg and cardiac enzymes. If those are negative, then seek the care of gastroenterology. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a blood clot in mid brain and a blocked artery?

What is the treatment for a blood clot in mid brain and a blocked artery?

Depends on timing : If this stroke patient has no bleeding and got to the hospital early enough , then the patient may benefit from thrombolytic treatment as long as no contraindication for the lytics. If you are asking about blocked carotid artery then if stenosis is above 50% and is the source of clot (although unusual for midbrain) then surgery or stent ...Read more

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Is it possible to have 1 or more 80-90% blocked artery to or from heart and still have a 'normal' heart? Will stress test show blockage? Treatment?

Is it possible to have 1 or more 80-90% blocked artery to or from heart and still have a 'normal' heart? Will stress test show blockage? Treatment?

See answer below:: Stress test would show this abnormality. Next step would be cardiac catheterization. Coronary artery bypass is a potential treatment if severe. Medications like aspirin and cholesterol lowering medications are recommended in people with coronary artery disease. ...Read more

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In what way is an arterial occlusion in the arm treated?

In what way is an arterial occlusion in the arm treated?

Depends on symptoms: If the occlusion has been present for a long time, and you have no problems in your hand, no treatment may be needed. If, on the other hand, a clot has lodged in the artery and your hand is cold and painful, surgery may be needed to remove it. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for extremely rapid arterial occlusion?

What is the treatment for extremely rapid arterial occlusion?

CLot: Depending on where and how critical the occlusion is, treatment could be anticoagulation, thrombolysis, all the way up to vascular surgery. ...Read more

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What is arterial occlusion? What is the treatment for that? How does relate to chronic thrombosis? How di u treat this?

Vascular disease: Arterial occlusion is blockage of blood flow thru the artery. It can be caused by a clot or atherosclerotic buildup in the artery. Treatment is anti coagulation occasionally surgery to bypass the blockage and on occasion attempts to remove the blockage with a balloon or chemically. ...Read more

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What are the best remedies for dark arms and feet? Does natural remedies really work? I have dry skin and could not bear lemon on my face.

What are the best remedies for dark arms and feet? Does natural remedies really work? I have dry skin and could not bear lemon on my face.

Natural doesn't work: People use sunblock moisturizer. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up, but the color won't be lighter than one's natural untanned color. One should take extra vitamin D to make up for not getting vitamin D from the sun. Although tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon medical conditions that can cause skin darkening. Have the doctor look. ...Read more

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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more