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Medical treatments for temporal arteritis include corticosteroid therapy and aspirin, states Healthline. The doctor may also recommend regular bone density screenings, taking calcium and vitamin D supplements, quitting s... More »

Giant cell arteritis is a condition in which the arterial lining becomes inflamed, according to Mayo Clinic. Typically, the inflamed arteries are located in the temple region of the head. Giant cell arteritis is also kno... More »

Some treatments for temporal arteritis include corticosteroid therapy, bone strengthening and the administration of immunosuppressants, according to MedlinePlus. The course of treatment spans one to two years, but doctor... More »

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Some treatments for temporal arteritis include corticosteroid therapy, bone strengthening and the administration of immunosuppressants, according to MedlinePlus. The course of treatment spans one to two years, but doctor... More »

Temporal arteritis most often occurs in senior citizens, according to Mayo Clinic. About twice as many women develop this condition. People of Northern European descent, particularly Scandinavian, are at greater risk, as... More »

Atrial fibrillation may be treated to prevent blood clots from forming with the use of blood-thinning medications such as warfarin, dabigatran, heparin and aspirin, notes the National Institutes of Health. Some doctors m... More »

Temporal arteritis is a condition that causes inflammation in the major arteries in the head and brain, which are known as temporal arteries, according to Healthline. The condition is also known as giant cell arteritis o... More »