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Find Relief from Leg Pain

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is caused when extra cholesterol and plaque get clogged in the arteries. While many people with PAD have mild or no symptoms, some people have leg pain when walking which gradually goes away at rest, this condition is called intermittent claudication. The severity of claudication varies widely, from mild to debilitating […]

March 28th, 2017|Tags: , |

How Cholesterol Increase The Risk For PAD

According to American Heart Association cholesterol is a waxy substance that comes from your body and food. Excess cholesterol can clog the heart’s blood vessels, but it can also affect the legs, leading to Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). Up to 12 million people in the US have PAD, increasing the risk of heart disease, heart […]

March 9th, 2017|Tags: , |

Living With Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)., develops when your arteries become clogged with plaque-fatty deposits that limit blood flow to your legs. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, one in every 20 Americans over the age of 50 has PAD., a condition that raises the risk for heart attack and stroke. Plaque buildup […]

March 8th, 2017|Tags: |

Enjoy a Healthy Retirement Without Leg Pain

We all know that the saying “Health is Wealth” goes a long way. Most of us have worked hard in life and provided for our family and if you are someone who is over the age of 50 it is about time to start planning retirement. If you are a parent or grand parent the […]

March 3rd, 2017|Tags: , |

Is It Just Leg Pain or Something More Serious?

 

If you walked or ran for a very long distance or prolonged your workout routine soreness or stiffness in your legs might not require a visit to the doctor. But leg pain or fatigue that develops after you have been walking or climbing stairs for a few minutes is a classic symptom of Peripheral Artery […]

March 2nd, 2017|Tags: |