Think about doing a carotid ultrasound!
Too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to the formation of plaque in the arteries, making it more difficult for blood to circulate.
The accumulation of plaque can cause a blockage of the carotid arteries.
And finally this can provoke a stroke: disruption of the blood flow to a part of the brain.
A regular carotid ultrasound can prevent such an event.
And in case of signs of artery potential blockage, there are solutions:
- Change your lifestyle, diet with the help of our specialist
- Some medication can be prescribed
- If the case is severe: surgery can be advised