My Dad just confessed that he's been having inflammation of the carotid artery in his neck, which doesn't allow him to sleep horizontal because he says that is when it gets inflamed and then he wakes up unable to breathe and with head ache / nausea / dizziness .
I have no idea what it can be, and he has an aversion to doctors, though I will convince him to go but it... (2 replies)
... sound test on his carotid arterys now. He could be in danger of a stroke , do not hesitant to follow up on this. ... (2 replies)
... I had a "carotoid study" done to me a year ago,and it consisted of a nurse running a "wand" up and down my carotoid arterries, on both sides of my neck.It was non-
invasive,entirely.The nurse asked me what diet I was on, in my childhood,as I was the cleanest she had ever seen.I am a senior citizen and then some.She must have thought she didn't have the machine turned on! The... (2 replies)
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