Artery Tag

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...

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...