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lower extremity edema

Lower Extremity Edema

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Lower extremity edema is the noticeable swelling of one or both legs. This condition occurs when fluid buildups in the leg, typically in the subcutaneous tissues (the layer of tissue […]

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how can smoking lead to peripheral artery disease

How Can Smoking Lead to Peripheral Artery Disease?

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

PAD Disease and Smoking Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a progressive condition that affects your arteries. Smokers are at increased risk of developing this condition as smoking impacts artery function. […]

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critical limb ischemia

Common Causes of Critical Limb Ischemia

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is a serious condition that occurs when there is a severe blockage in the arteries of the legs and feet. If left untreated, this disease can […]

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HDL vs. LDL Cholesterol: What You Should Know

HDL vs. LDL Cholesterol: What You Should Know 

Friday, September 3, 2021

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 […]

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Calcium Deposits and PAD

Calcium Deposits and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

What Causes Calcium Deposits? Calcium is a mineral that naturally occurs in the body and is necessary for one’s general health. When it collects in the wrong place, it can […]

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tired, achy legs

What You Need to Know About Tired and Aching Legs

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Why Do My Legs Ache? Tired and achy legs are usually not a cause for concern. However, if you are at risk for certain health conditions like heart disease or peripheral […]

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The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke and PAD

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

You’re sitting at your doctor’s appointment discussing your family’s health history, as well as your own. Time and time again your doctor has made sure you are not a smoker, […]

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