Peripheral Arterial Disease Tag

The human body is complicated. There are millions of nerves. A web of arteries, veins and cells. The complexity of the human body is not easy to decode and when the root cause of the problem is in a vein or artery then the problem can become more complicated.   The flexibility of the artery starts deteriorating after a certain age....

Diagnosing PAD According to the American Heart Association:  The most common symptom of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the lower extremities is a painful muscle cramping in the hips, thighs or calves when walking, climbing stairs or exercising. The pain of PAD often goes away when you stop exercising, although this may take a few minutes. Working muscles need more blood flow....

Diabetes is a life-changing disease that can threaten your health in many ways, besides what it does to your blood-sugar regulation. You may already know that it can affect your vision and even lead to kidney damage or liver disease. But you may not know that diabetes can also increase your risk for peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, which can...