Categories: Circulatory System
A localized or diffused thickness of the inner coat and
then of the other coats of the arteries. Arteries look lumpy and are
crooked, dilated with stiff, thin or calcified walls. All coats,
especially the middle, show degeneration. It usually comes in later life.
Treatment. Regulate the mode of life, avoid alcohol, excess of eating,
drinking, exertion, excitement and worry. Keep the bowels and kidneys
acting regularly. There is no medicine for it.