Vertebral artery

What is Vertebral artery?

The vertebral arteries are major arteries of the neck. They branch from the subclavian arteries and merge to form the single midline basilar artery in a complex called the vertebrobasilar system, which supplies blood to the posterior part of the circle of Willis and thus significant portions of the brain.

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I recently had an MRI/MRA of the brain and neck which indicated the following: 1) Chronic small vessel ischemic changes. Small focus of old...

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Consultation

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Hi Delores.hendricks, thanks for asking from HCM.


I can understand your concern. The reason of small...

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Here is my last question for this service. It's my last idea. I have been having headaches, dizziness, facial numbness with the only possible...

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Unlikely but possible.

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I read your question carefully and I do see your point, it would be a sensible hypothesis.

As...

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Sir,

1. i have a problem of unusual feeling when i m walking(mostly) since last 25-30 days, i feel that my head movement is not synchronised with...

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Please avoid lifting weight and fast neck movement

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Hi Yogeshwar107,
Thanks for writing in to us.

I have read through...

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