Takayasu's arteritis

What is Takayasu's arteritis?

Takayasu arteritis is an inflammation of the aorta -- the artery that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body -- and its major branches.

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Hello. My husband was diagnosed with Takayasu Arteritis in April of this year. His treatment includes prednisone & methotrexate. He is finally down...

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Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

At present there are no herbal or natural treatment methods available for this condition.

Some persons may...

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I would like to know if I could take Garcinia Cambogia whilst taking Methotrexate 20mg once weekly and Prednisolone 7mg daily for a condition...

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What does it mean when blood pressure is different between left and right arm also in using a wrist monitor which is giving me different reading...

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Thanks for writing in.

A difference in a blood pressure reading between the two arms by a few points is insignificant. But if the difference in...

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