Arterial Disease Tag

Coastal Vascular Center presents the 5 Facts about Arterial Disease.  When every step you take hurts or your legs get easily tired, your quality of life can go downhill quickly.  If the genesis of your symptoms is peripheral artery disease, also known as Arterial Disease or simply PAD, a condition that affects 8 to 10 million Americans, there's more to...

What are Varicose Veins and Spider Veins?   Varicose veins are enlarged veins on the surface of the skin. Varicose veins have two different classifications: saphenous and non-saphenous. These classifications are based on their blood drainage systems and how the vein disorder influences the blood flow in the vein’s trunks and branches. Varicose veins, in particular, can become very painful if left...

What is Arterial Disease? Arterial Disease or as its more commonly known, Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) refers to diseases of the blood vessels. These blood vessels (arteries and veins) located outside the heart and brain. While there are many causes of arterial disease, doctors use the term peripheral vascular disease to refer to peripheral artery disease (peripheral arterial disease, PAD). This...