One in every 20 Americans over the age of 50 has PAD, a condition that raises the risk for heart attack and stroke. People who do experience symptoms, such as pain or cramping in the legs, often do not report them, believing they are a natural part of aging or due to another cause. In all, PAD affects 8 to 12 million people in the United States, especially those over 50.
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This is our third and last article in the series. Enjoy the first two articles here- Why So Many PAD Cases
Go Undiagnosed?andTop 6 Things That Put You At Risk For PAD.
In most cases, PAD […]
The prevalence of PAD is more common among older adults, due to the weakening of their vascular
structure and functions. This weakening is caused by longer exposure to cardiovascular disease (CVD)
risk factors such as smoking, family […]