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What causes arteries in your brain to become blocked?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Brain arteries

Atherosclerosis most often is by fatty deposits in arteries usually from high cholesterol plus smoking plus other factors such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension.
Also from clogging of arteries by thick blood clots or injury to vessels.

In brief: Brain arteries

Atherosclerosis most often is by fatty deposits in arteries usually from high cholesterol plus smoking plus other factors such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension.
Also from clogging of arteries by thick blood clots or injury to vessels.
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