Peripheral Artery 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....

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...

There are several treatment options available for the one in 20 Americans over the age of 50 who suffer from peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Successful PAD treatment plans can significantly reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, minimize symptoms, prevent complications such as blood clots and improve the ability to move thereby increasing the overall quality of life. Lifestyle Changes Peripheral...