The Best Exercises for Peripheral Artery Disease

2022-08-05T20:09:52+00:00

Are you suffering from chronic pain in your legs, feet, & ankles? If so, you may be suffering from Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). This circulatory condition occurs when excess plaque buildup accumulates in the artery walls. It can cause leg pain, muscle cramps & cold feet. Peripheral artery disease is extremely common, affecting one in five patients over age 60. There are many ways to combat the effects associated with peripheral artery disease. Depending on [...]

The Best Exercises for Peripheral Artery Disease2022-08-05T20:09:52+00:00

Varicose Veins in the Feet- What is the Cause?

2022-07-25T19:59:14+00:00

Varicose veins in the feet are bulging veins that run just beneath the surface of the skin. They are engorged, twisted, & typically dark blue in appearance. Varicose veins can be found anywhere on your body but occur most commonly in the legs & feet. While varicose veins do not usually warrant a cause for serious medical concern, they can be unsightly, uncomfortable, & a point of insecurity for you. Keep reading to learn more [...]

Varicose Veins in the Feet- What is the Cause?2022-07-25T19:59:14+00:00

Are There Genicular Artery Embolization Side Effects?

2022-07-15T21:37:25+00:00

Are you living with the painful symptoms associated with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee? You may have even tried to alleviate your discomfort with treatment methods like surgical procedures or medications to no avail. If so, a minimally invasive alternative treatment option available to combat osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is genicular artery embolization. During this procedure, a vascular specialist redirects blood flow in the knee to alleviate painful symptoms. Genicular artery embolization is not [...]

Are There Genicular Artery Embolization Side Effects?2022-07-15T21:37:25+00:00

Can Uterine Fibroids Cause Weight Gain?

2022-06-17T18:46:58+00:00

As women approach the height of their childbearing years, they may start to notice some unusual changes, such as heavy menstrual flow, increased menstrual cramping, abdominal pain, and difficult urination. If any of these symptoms are applicable to you, you may be experiencing Uterine Fibroids. In addition to all these other uncomfortable symptoms, you could also notice weight gain in your abdominal region. Can Uterine Fibroids cause weight gain? The answer is yes. Uterine Fibroids [...]

Can Uterine Fibroids Cause Weight Gain?2022-06-17T18:46:58+00:00

Are Hypertension and PAD Linked?

2022-04-30T18:23:14+00:00

What is PAD? Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a circulatory condition that occurs when there is excessive plaque build-up on the arterial walls, causing the arteries to narrow. This fatty plaque buildup is also known as atherosclerosis. Plaque is an unhealthy combination of fat, cholesterol, cellular waste, calcium, and proteins that cause blood clotting. When plaque accumulates in the arteries, it becomes hard and stiff, leading to atherosclerosis and PAD. Could PAD be linked to [...]

Are Hypertension and PAD Linked?2022-04-30T18:23:14+00:00

Are Women at Higher Risk for Varicose Veins?

2022-04-21T17:37:41+00:00

What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are bulging veins that run just beneath the surface of the skin. These veins will commonly appear on the legs and feet. They are a result of malfunctioning valves in inside the unhealthy vein. When these valves malfunction, blood is not pushed upwards back towards the heart. Instead, unhealthy valves cause blood to flow backward. The blood then pools and causes the vein to deform and bulge. Varicose veins [...]

Are Women at Higher Risk for Varicose Veins?2022-04-21T17:37:41+00:00

Chronic Venous Insufficiency – Signs, Symptoms, & Complications

2022-03-02T21:02:20+00:00

Studies show that chronic venous insufficiency, CVI, is prevalent in up to 40% of U.S. adults. CVI is a vascular condition that affects the way in which blood flows properly throughout your body. Your arteries and veins are key components in your vascular system. They work consistently with your heart to ensure that your body’s organs & tissues are getting exactly what they need. Arteries carry oxygenated, nutrient-rich blood away from the heart and [...]

Chronic Venous Insufficiency – Signs, Symptoms, & Complications2022-03-02T21:02:20+00:00

Is there a link between smoking and Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)?

2022-03-02T21:03:37+00:00

What is PAD? Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) develops when excessive plaque accumulates in the arteries. As a result, blood flow is restricted, especially in the lower extremities such as the legs, feet, and ankles. Patients afflicted with PAD will typically receive arterial treatments or peripheral arterial treatment to help restore their weakened arteries and are encouraged by their physicians to practice healthy habits at home to combat the painful and potentially life-threatening symptoms associated with [...]

Is there a link between smoking and Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)?2022-03-02T21:03:37+00:00
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