Coronary heart disease (CHD) or coronary artery disease (CAD) are terms you have probably heard often in connection with heart health and are commonly used interchangeably. However, there is a difference between coronary heart disease and coronary artery disease specifically that CHD is caused by CAD. CAD is categorized as the narrowing or blockage of […]
How Smoking Damages Your Arterial Health
We have all seen the commercials and heard warnings from our doctors that smoking is dangerous and should be avoided to try and prevent lung cancer. While lung cancer is often the most promoted disease linked to smoking, it is not the only disease smoking can cause. Smoking increases your […]
Everything You Need to Know About an Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) Test
You just came out of a doctor’s appointment and you’ve been diagnosed with peripheral artery disease (PAD). Your mind is reeling from all the information you just received about your condition. When you’re first diagnosed, it can be extremely overwhelming with all the information circulating […]
For nearly 20 years, Tom has taken the two flights of stairs up to his office as part of his morning ritual. He’d often stop on the first floor to say hello to the receptionist, but if he was in a hurry, he would keep on going. Over the last few weeks, however, the stairs […]
Do you ever wonder what life would be like without Peripheral Artery Disease (P.A.D)? Think about it!
You suffer from cramping pain and tiredness in your legs and hips. Climbing a flight of stairs hurts. Sometimes the pain goes away with rest, but as soon as you move again, it’s back. You got a bad cut […]
If you have Peripheral Artery Disease, you likely suffer from a variety of symptoms that affect your everyday health. USA Vascular Centers can help alleviate your symptoms with non-surgical treatment.
You may notice painful cramping or tiredness in your legs while walking. If you have a wound, it may not heal properly or may be slow […]
Charles Hawtrey born as George Frederick Joffre Hartree (1914 to 1988) was a British actor, best known for being one of the regular ensemble cast that made up the Carry on team in the UK in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. On October 24th, 1988, Charles collapsed in the doorway of the Royal Hotel in […]