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Exercise for PAD

Exercise for PAD: What to Know
Exercise is an important part of any healthy lifestyle. For most people who have peripheral artery disease (PAD), it is vital to schedule daily exercise while still consulting with your doctor on treatment. PAD is caused by the buildup of plaque in the arteries, which restricts blood flow. The muscles […]

October 26th, 2021|

What is Percutaneous Peripheral Intervention?

Percutaneous Peripheral Intervention
Percutaneous peripheral intervention (PPI) is a category of medical procedures used to open narrowed or blocked coronary and peripheral arteries that are restricting blood flow. PPI methods may be deemed necessary to address plaque buildup in any non-cardiac artery and are excellent treatment options for those who struggle with peripheral artery disease (PAD).

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October 19th, 2021|

How to Avoid Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease Prevention
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a condition primarily caused by atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis occurs when plaque builds up in the arteries. As the plaque collects, it narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow, preventing adequate circulation of oxygen and nutrients. PAD most commonly affects the legs, and if the disease progresses without treatment, […]

October 12th, 2021|

PAD vs. CAD: What’s the Difference?

What is the Difference Between Peripheral Artery Disease and Coronary Artery Disease?
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) and coronary artery disease (CAD) are two serious arterial medical conditions. Both are caused by plaque buildup along the artery walls, resulting in restricted blood flow. While both PAD and CAD have the same causes, they are two distinct diseases […]

October 5th, 2021|