Peripheral Artery Disease 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)....

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....

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...