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

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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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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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In 2012 the doctors found a huge part of my aorta was blocked and only giving me 25% of the blood going down to my legs, so they did an operation...

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hello, my mom 43yrs old is sufferng frm takayasu disease, pulseless disease or peripheral vasculitis, she is consultd all d doctrs n sugestd 4...

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I have temporal arteritis. I have had it for about a year and a half now. I have been on prednisone for that long.
I have a flashing light on the...

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Hi,
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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I am 60 years old and have been diagnosed with an acending aortic aneurism(4.4)I also have a mild leaky aortic valve .My doctor thinks that it have...

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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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I have had unexplained bruising on my legs and sometimes on my back. I have been tested for platelet and coagulation and both came back normal....

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