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Are You at Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease (Pad)?

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a circulatory condition caused by the blockage of fatty deposits and calcium building up in the walls of the arteries that cause narrowing of the arteries and reduce blood flow to the limbs. If left untreated PAD can cause even more serious complications such as an increased risk of heart […]

Why Stent Angioplasty Is An Effective Treatment for PAD

Peripheral Artery Disease is caused by the blockage of fatty deposits and calcium in the arteries. According to the National Institute of Health millions of American over the age of 50 are affected by PAD every year. The most common symptom of PAD is cramping, pain or tired ness in the legs or hip muscles […]

May 15th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Are You Experiencing Leg Pain Even at Rest?

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) occurs when arteries become narrowed by cholesterol-rich material called plaque. According to the national Institute of Health (NIH) PAD affects 8 to 12 million people in the US, especially those over 50. Because PAD interferes with blood circulation, if the symptoms are left untreated they can lead to heart stroke, gangrene […]