Calcium Deposits and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Calcium is an essential ion for many metabolic pathways in your body, neural activities and regulation of heart rate. The amount of calcium that you need everyday depends on your age, gender and other health issues. Talk to your doctor about the optimum level of daily calcium intake.

As calcium is transported through the bloodstream and […]

March 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

USA Vascular Centers: Responding to COVID-19

There has recently been a lot of concern surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. As medical professionals, our patient’s health and safety remain our top priorities. As major cities are being quarantined, we are working harder than ever to ensure our facilities are sanitized and disinfected properly. Our doctors, specialists, and front desk administrators are consistently sanitizing, […]

March 17th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

What is PAD Disease? 10 Common Questions

Q1. I have Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). What do I do now?
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition caused by the blockage or narrowing of arteries due to plaque build-up. If left untreated, PAD can lead to even more serious complications like heart stroke or limb amputation. If you are experiencing signs of this common […]

American Heart Month: Fight Off PAD and Heart Disease

February is National American Heart Month. National American Heart Month is a way for American’s to stay aware of the dangers of heart disease. PAD and Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) are both caused by a narrowing and blocking of arteries in critical regions of the body, also called atherosclerosis.

The CDC claims that heart disease is the number […]

High Cholesterol and Vascular Disease

Does High Cholesterol Cause Peripheral Artery Disease?
If you have high cholesterol, you need to take extra steps to ensure your maintaining a healthy life. This means eating healthy, getting proper exercise, avoiding inactivity, and not smoking. High cholesterol and vascular disease are both preventable conditions. If you maintain healthy cholesterol, you can significantly decrease your […]

February 12th, 2020|Tags: , |

What Is The Best Exercise To Prevent PAD?

Exercises to Prevent PAD: Walking
There are many different exercises to prevent Peripheral Artery Disease  (PAD). Your health and lifestyle will determine their effectiveness.  Walking is useful to improve the mobility in patients with peripheral artery disease. If you have PAD you may experience muscular weakness in your lower legs. This is due to compromised blood-flow […]

February 5th, 2020|

Different Types of Stents

Types of Stents Used for the Treatment of PAD and May-Thurner Syndrome
Stents are small expandable tubes, which open narrowed or blocked arteries. Stents can consist of metal mesh, fabric, silicone or a combination of different materials. Each stent has a different use and purpose based on the material and size.
6 Types of Stents Commonly Known […]

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