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The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke and PAD

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, or have not been one in the past. You’ve always assured them you’ve never picked up a cigarette in your life…but have you? Many people […]

Why Is Peripheral Artery Disease Hereditary?

Whether you are experiencing symptoms of peripheral artery disease (PAD) or have been told you are at an increased risk, it’s important to know how your genes impact the likelihood of certain conditions.

In the past, your doctor may have told you that brushing up on your family’s health history is an important thing to do, […]

Can Stress Cause Plaque Buildup In Your Arteries?

Whether you’re trying to meet a deadline at work, managing your finances, losing a loved one, losing your cell phone, or fighting with a family member, stress comes in all shapes and sizes. Throughout your life, stress manifests into new challenges that you are forced to face every single day. When you’re little, stress may […]