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Peripheral Artery Tag

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...

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...

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...