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Peripheral Artery Disease Tag

A recent study shows that including more fruits and vegetables in your diet may help keep your leg arteries free of blockages. That’s good news for patients who suffer from peripheral artery disease (PAD). People with peripheral artery disease have narrowing of the leg arteries. This limits blood flow to the muscles and makes it difficult or painful to walk or...

Millions of people in the U.S. have some form of peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD occurs when the peripheral arteries to the legs, arms, head, and stomach narrow. Most PAD symptoms occur in the arteries of the legs. Atherosclerosis, which is plaque build-up that blocks and narrows arteries and restricts blood flow in different regions of the body, is the...

Patients at Risk of Amputation Due to Peripheral Artery Disease are seeing hope. It is estimated that there are more than 150,000 amputations performed in the US annually which involve the toes, legs, and feet due to advanced peripheral artery disease (PAD). The good news is there are treatment solutions and different medical procedures that can help to restore blood flow...