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Why Is My Left Leg Colder Than My Right?

You’re sitting in a comfy camping chair at your daughter’s baseball game cheering her team on when you feel some numbness and tingling in your lower left leg. You go to massage the feeling back and find that your one leg is colder than the other. You try to move it in circles to regain […]

July 27th, 2021|

Is There a Blood Test for Peripheral Artery Disease?

You’re sitting at the doctor’s office waiting for the lab to call your name. It’s that time of year to get your annual, routine blood test to make sure you’re in good health. In 2018, it was found that nearly 40 percent of all Americans skip routine tests recommended by their doctor – including blood […]

Diabetes and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

PAD and Diabetes: What’s the Relation?
Although managing diabetes may be challenging, there are important reasons to do so. For one, diabetes is a significant risk factor for peripheral artery disease (PAD). 

PAD is a serious health condition that impacts the arteries. It can severely affect your quality of life, along with placing you at increased risk […]

June 22nd, 2021|

Leg Pain at Night: Watch Out for Peripheral Artery Disease

“Why Do My Legs Ache at Night?”
Do you ever have trouble sleeping because your legs hurt? 

If so, we want you to know that leg pain at night is not a normal sign of aging. Instead, aching legs at night may indicate that something is wrong. We recommend visiting your doctor or a vascular specialist as […]

June 8th, 2021|

The Link Between Depression and Leg Pain

According to a poll conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics, close to 1 in 10 men experience symptoms of depression and less than half were interested in seeking treatment. As men age, it has been found that feelings of depression and anxiety increase, especially after the age of 65. Additionally, a study published […]

The Importance of Women’s Vascular Health

Women’s Health Week: It’s Time Take Control of Your Vascular Health
In honor of National Women’s Health Week, USA Vascular Centers aims to provide women with the knowledge they need to take control of their vascular health. Women who experience hypertension in pregnancy are at an increased risk of developing PAD, and when left untreated, PAD […]

May 7th, 2021|Tags: , |

Is It Neuropathy or Peripheral Artery Disease?

You used to get up every morning to walk around the entire neighborhood. Now, you can barely get up to walk down the stairs. This cramping, burning sensation in your legs has just gotten worse over time, but you’re not sure what it could be.

You decide to call your friend to see what they think […]

March 23rd, 2021|