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Artery Tag

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) are 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)....

Deep vein thrombosis is a condition in which a blood clot forms in one of your deep veins, often in the legs. DVT can cause severe pain and swelling, which can bring down your quality of life and even limit your mobility, depending on where it occurs. Those who sit for long periods of time are at great risk of DVT...

Peripheral Arterial Disease, known as PAD, occurs when the arteries become clogged with plaque, which prevents the flow of blood. When most people hear about arteries, they automatically think of the arteries in the heart. However, PAD affects the arteries in the legs. That may not seem like such a big deal, but even if the arteries in your legs...