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PAD and Flying: Flight Tips & Information for PAD Patients

People with peripheral artery disease (PAD) deserve to enjoy a vacation, go on a work trip, or visit long-distance family, but flying with PAD can pose unique complications. This is especially true of longer flights that last more than four hours. The most common type of PAD is lower-extremity PAD, which is why staying still […]

September 28th, 2021|

Blue, Discolored Feet: What You Should Know

“Why Are My Feet Turning Blue?”
If you’ve noticed that your feet are cold to the touch and appear blue, it may be a symptom of an underlying issue. These symptoms may be especially noticeable when you are sedentary; you may notice your feet turning blue when you’re sitting or lying down. If your feet are […]

September 7th, 2021|

HDL vs. LDL Cholesterol: What You Should Know 

What is the Difference Between HDL and LDL Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a pliable substance that helps you make cell membranes, hormones, and vitamin D. Located in your blood, it is produced by your liver and comes from the foods you eat. Along with cholesterol, other fats like triglycerides are particles located in your bloodstream and are […]

September 3rd, 2021|