With September being Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month, we wanted to focus on this disease as over 8 million Americans suffer from it, and it can be associated with a host of other issues such as heart disease and stroke.
The body's circulation system is responsible for sending blood, oxygen, and nutrients throughout the body. So, when blood flow to a specific part is reduced, you may experience what is known as poor circulation. Essentially, there is not enough blood flow to a certain area of the body.
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) affects over 8 million people and may exhibit in a variety of ways. As such, there are a number of different treatment options available. Unfortunately, general awareness of PAD is low with only 25% of those patients affected being diagnosed and treated, mainly due to a lack of[…]
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If you or anyone you know has high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, or heart disease, or if they smoke cigarettes or have a family history of cardiac disease or stroke, then chances are that Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) already has or will touch your life.