What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Atherosclerosis

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

 

 

f

vascular disease.

 

 

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