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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Diabetes: The Myths and Facts
According to the Center for Disease Control, there are over 30 million people with diabetes in America and 1 out of 10 of those people don’t even know they have it. If not managed properly, diabetes can cause a number of serious complications like blindness, amputation, kidney disease, heart attack, and […]
The Impact of Smoking & Why It’s So Hard to Quit
According to the World Health Organization, more than 8 million people worldwide die from smoking every year. Smoking has been around for decades, so everyone should be aware of how damaging it can be to your health. Although we know smoking is bad, many people […]