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What is the term for clogged capillaries and arteries in the…

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What is the term for clogged capillaries and arteries in the brain?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Yes the doctor prescribed a staten (?) and an antidepressant.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Yes the current doctor took me off Warfarin abruptly about 3 years ago. I had an unknown blood clot source some years earlier and had been on Warfarin for several years. I am also dealing with speech aphasia which increases rapidly.

Doctor's Assistant: In general, how has your health been lately?

I began having headaches about 2 months ago. My memory is failing and I get very tired and tend to move slowly. I am almost 80.

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The term used for this condition is intracranial arterial stenosis or atherosclerosis.

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