Are you or your loved one a PAD patient? If yes, you might be aware of how painful it can get. Learn how exercise effects PAD.
Category: Peripheral Arterial Disease
Can Peripheral Artery Disease Affect Heart Health?
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a disorder of the blood circulation characterized by decreased blood flow to the limbs due to a narrowing of the arteries. It more commonly involves the lower limbs. As much as the heart and the arteries in limbs may sound unrelated, peripheral artery disease (PAD) can affect your heart health. ...
Steps to Take Today to Improve your Vascular Health
If you think you might be at risk for developing a vascular problem, there are crucial steps that you can take today.
Treating Peripheral Artery Disease
Peripheral Artery Disease can occur quickly or slowly, depending on the individual case. Learn more about treating PAD.
How Can Exercise Help Peripheral Artery Disease
What’s complicated about peripheral artery disease is that while exercise can help the condition, it can be incredibly painful for patients.
How Does Smoking Affect Vein and Artery Health?
When considering the dangers of smoking, most people think about the lungs or cosmetic factors such as yellow teeth and wrinkled skin. But smoking also has a detrimental impact on vein and artery health.
September is PAD Awareness Month
Roughly 20 million Americans affected by peripheral artery disease (PAD), and September is a time to bring more awareness to the disease.
Why is the Vascular System so Important?
At Vascular Associates of WNY, we take vascular health seriously, but why is the vascular system so important? Read our blog to learn more.
Learning about Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Quick Facts
Read on to learn the facts about peripheral artery disease, how common it is, and what patients need to know.