What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


Atherosclerosis is a condi-

Atherosclerosis has no symptoms

Circulatory massage is systemi-

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tion in which the arteries

until it is very advanced. However,

cally contraindicated for ad-


become partially or com-

it is connected to several other

vanced atherosclerosis.


pletely occluded due to

types of circulatory problems, in-



atherosclerotic plaques.

cluding hypertension, arrhythmia,




coronary artery disease, cerebro-




vascular disease, and peripheral




vascular disease.



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