Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects millions of people around the world. It is characterized by high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood due to the body's inability to produce or properly use insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. Unfortunately, diabetes is often linked to vascular diseases,[…]
Vascular malformations occur in about one percent of all births. Although the disorder is rare and sometimes harmless, it can lead to serious or even life-threatening complications. If left untreated, these malformations can grow larger over time and might cause cosmetic deformities and functional problems. This is[…]
The most typical indication of lower-extremity peripheral artery disease is severe muscular cramps in the pelvis, quadriceps, or legs, which occur while walking, stair climbing, or doing other physical activities.
Carotid artery disease is a form of atherosclerosis, or a buildup of plaque, of the main arteries in the neck that supply oxygen-rich blood to the brain. This plaque is estimated to be the source of stroke in up to one-third of individuals, with 427,000 new diagnoses of stroke every year in the U.S.
For many people, varicose veins, spider veins and reticular veins are simply a cosmetic concern. For others these vein issues can cause aching pain and discomfort and, in some cases, can lead to more-serious problems. However, with the different types of vein issues out there, how are you supposed to know what’s what?[…]
Varicose, Spider and now Reticular veins. How are you supposed to know what’s what? Or, more importantly, how to get rid of them?