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What Are Warning Signs of Clogged Arteries?

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

An artery is a blood vessel that carries blood from your heart to your legs, arms, and other parts of your body. Blood will flow freely throughout your body if […]

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How Does Atherosclerosis Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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 […]

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Can Stress Cause Plaque Buildup In Your Arteries?

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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 […]

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Help Lower Your Risk of PAD By Avoiding These Foods

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

According to an article published recently by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, 678,000 people in the U.S. died from obesity-related diseases, such as vascular disease and type […]

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What is Vascular Tissue?

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

What is Vascular Tissue? Once oxygenated blood is returned to the heart by lungs, it is pumped throughout your body with the help of your vascular system, also called the […]

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The Function of The Vascular System

Thursday, July 16, 2020

The vascular system, also called the circulatory system, consists of vessels that carry blood rich in oxygen and nutrients through the body. Vessels include arteries that carry oxygen and nutrient-rich […]

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stages of PAD

What Are the Stages of PAD? 

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Peripheral artery disease or PAD is the narrowing of arteries due to fatty deposits. This results in reduced blood flow through the clogged artery. The condition most often occurs in […]

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