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Prevention of vascular diseases

The office for the prevention of vascular diseases offers a comprehensive examination of the blood vessels of the head and neck. The clinic will provide consultations of neurologists, ultrasound examinations of the blood vessels of the head and neck, echocardiography examinations and blood tests. We perform diagnostics by using modern specialised equipment, it is harmless and painless.

There are several factors that increase the risk of developing a stroke or a myocardial infarction: various diseases, for instance, elevated blood pressure, diabetes mellitus and cardiac arrhythmia, as well as unhealthy lifestyle and hazardous factors – smoking, alcohol abuse, sedentary lifestyle, obesity and increased level of cholesterol. Factors that cannot be affected and are associated with being inherited in the family are also important.

Symptoms may often be non-specific prior to the disease, for instance, headaches, vertigo, seizures of unconsciousness and transitory fatigue or sensation of tingling in the joints, therefore it is very important to perform the prevention of vascular diseases promptly, thus reducing the risk of getting a stroke or a myocardial infarction.

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Vertigo

The only vertigo office in Latvia, where you can receive a consultation from highly qualified specialists (neurootorhynolaryngologist and neurologist). The diagnosis is determined by using modern equipment: audiometer, tympanometer, as well as the only head impulse test examination device in Latvia.

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Pacemakers and testing thereof

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Download the headache diary and make records in the diary to help the physician better understand your daily life and, thus, better assess the potential causes of your headaches, as well as diagnostic and therapy solutions.

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