Hello, My Dad is 85 years old and is having issues w bone spurs in his back and then the last few weeks he has been blacking out with inability to grasp things. He just recently had his carotid arteries cleaned out so he is Good with this..He had his some of his bone spurs removed a few years back but they are again bothering him. He has had 1 stroke a few years back with partial loss of vision in one eye. Strokes run in our family and he has high cholesterol. Please help if you may have any ideas. He has a dr appt on Nov 1st coming up..