Blood vessels of arteries can get choked or clogged due to deposits like cholesterol, cellular waste, fibrin, and plaque buildup, all of which can eventually lead to coronary heart disease. These blocked blood vessels can pose a serious health threat if not treated on time, and can also turn out to be fatal in some cases. The symptoms include choking, chest pain, nausea and vomiting, as well as excessive and sudden sweating.
HOW IS BLOCKED BLOOD VESSELS DIAGNOSED?
The cardiologist can help in diagnosing the issue by first of all conducting a cholesterol screening before going forth to conduct an ultrasound and an Echocardiogram, as well as MRI and PET scanning.
HOW IS BLOCKED BLOOD VESSELS TREATED?
The blocked blood vessels are usually treated by the cardiologist with the help of a surgical procedure to install stents that will hold the arteries or veins open for better blood and oxygen passage. Medication and better lifestyle choices may also help.
DID YOU KNOW?
Diabetes and hypertension can also cause choking of the blood vessels.