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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|

Treatment for Skin Conditions & Changes Caused By PAD

Peripheral Artery Disease Skin Changes & Conditions
Do you suffer from skin discoloration, shiny skin, poor hair growth, or open wounds on your legs and feet? These may be signs of underlying peripheral artery disease (PAD), a common, yet serious, health condition.

PAD impacts blood circulation and can lead to painful and uncomfortable symptoms, including a number […]

June 29th, 2021|

What Is Critical Limb Ischemia & How to Avoid It

What Is Critical Limb Ischemia?
Critical limb ischemia is a vascular condition that occurs when adequate blood supply fails to reach one or more limbs. When left untreated, it can result in limb amputation. Most commonly, the legs are affected. Lower limb ischemia is almost always caused by peripheral artery disease (PAD). 

PAD affects more than 8 […]

June 15th, 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|

Why Is My Toenail Not Growing?

As you age, it’s normal to notice your hair or nails not growing as quickly as they used to. When you were in your 20s or 30s, you might have had thick, shiny locks as well as more leg and arm hair. Now that you are approaching your 50s and 60s, it’s natural to notice […]

Why Am I Losing Hair On My Legs?

You’re sitting on the end of your bed putting on your socks when you see that your legs are smooth and shiny. You chalk it up to just losing leg hair with age and go about your daily routine. However, over the next few weeks you start feeling some leg pain and cramping making it […]

How Does Atherosclerosis Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

When you think of erectile dysfunction (ED), you probably think of a temporary issue that is related to stress or aging. Even in the early 20th century, doctors thought ED was a purely psychological issue. Although right before the 21st century, researchers officially recognized that poor blood flow as well as plaque buildup within the […]