How to Prevent Artery Disease

The arteries supply blood to the body’s other systems. Their lack of blood supply can cause permanent damage, including amaurosis fugax, or blindness. It is therefore crucial to have a healthy lifestyle and avoid the factors that can affect your arteries. In addition to eating a healthy diet and keeping an active lifestyle, atherosclerosis can […]

The Basics of the Artery

An artery is a long, narrow blood vessel that provides nourishment to organs in the body. Large blood vessels have an abundance of elastic tissue and less smooth muscle than smaller blood vessels. These features allow arteries to expand and change in diameter, but this process also diminishes blood flow as the diameter decreases. Arteries […]