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How NOT to Prevent a Stroke

…of the major risk factors for a stroke is carotid artery stenosis, which is the buildup of plaque in the arteries in the neck that supply blood to the brain. Treatment options include drugs and lifestyle changes. Two invasive procedures are also used: Carotid endarterectomy, in which the artery is opened…

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