Stents

How NOT to Prevent a Stroke

…prevent a stroke: Carotid endarterectomy, in which the artery is opened up and plaque is surgically removed, and the angioplasty procedure, in which a stent is inserted to keep the artery open. Unfortunately, there are well-known and horrific dangers associated with both carotid endarterectomy and the angioplasty…

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Request a Magnesium IV for Heart Attack

…increasing survival after heart attack, magnesium IV treatment smoothes out arrhythmias and improves outcomes in patients undergoing angioplasty with stent placement. It is also beneficial for acute asthma attacks, often working to relax airways when drugs are ineffective. Magnesium IV can also provide…

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Inflammation and Heart Disease

…plaques, destabilized by inflammation, rupture and attract a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the heart. So, while cardiologists are busy placing stents to prop open large blockages or bypassing them altogether with surgery, inflammation—the real culprit in heart disease—continues unimpeded. Inflammation…

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