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What is PAD Disease? 10 Common Questions

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 […]

Hair Loss on Your Legs? You Might Have a Vascular Problem

Jim started losing the hair on his head the day he turned 40. He remembers thinking about how he might look as an old, bald man. It turns out he didn’t have to wait long. Last year, Jim began to notice he was losing hair on his legs. He thought it was strange, but just […]

Are Your Genes Responsible For Peripheral Artery Disease (P.A.D)?

A Duke University Medical Center study, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) discovered that a tiny handful of genes appear to be important clues to understanding why some patients with Peripheral Artery Disease face high rates of amputation and early death while others are spared those consequences.

Dr. Anex, director of medicine at Duke, […]

Peripheral Artery Disease Escalating Worldwide

According to an article published in USA Today more people around the world have Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): a serious vascular disease caused by the narrowing of arteries. One of the most classic symptoms of PAD is leg pain during exercise which stops at rest. People with Peripheral Artery Disease are at a higher risk […]

June 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , |

Leg Pain and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Leg pain or cramps while walking or exercising which stops at rest is called: intermittent claudication and is one of the most classic symptoms of PAD. Millions of Americans over the age of 50 have PAD which causes leg pain. There are others suffering from this condition without any symptoms. PAD is caused by blockage […]

Why Stent Angioplasty Is An Effective Treatment for PAD

Peripheral Artery Disease is caused by the blockage of fatty deposits and calcium in the arteries. According to the National Institute of Health millions of American over the age of 50 are affected by PAD every year. The most common symptom of PAD is cramping, pain or tired ness in the legs or hip muscles […]

May 15th, 2017|Tags: , , |

PAD Is like a Time Bomb in Your Arteries

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)  is caused by the blockage of arteries and affects millions of people over the age of 50 every year. Today we would like to share the story of Bernard D, 62, a retired airport parking manager who shared his PAD journey with Daily mail.

“The cramp always started when I went out […]