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What is Transient Ischemic Attack?
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What is Transient Ischemic Attack?

Transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a short episode of neurologic dysfunction that lasts for a few minutes. It results from a disruption in the blood flow to the brain. Carotid arteries are the blood vessels responsible for supplying nutrients and oxygen to the brain. A temporary blockage in coronary arteries due to a blood clot...

Why E-Cigarettes and Vaping are Still a Health Risk
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Why E-Cigarettes and Vaping are Still a Health Risk

An e-cigarette is an electronic device that heats a liquid present inside it to produce an aerosol, which is then inhaled. E-cigarettes manufacturers advertise them as a safer alternative to regular cigarettes, which is valid to some extent, but it does not mean that they are entirely harmless. The liquid in these electronic cigarettes contains...

How are Vascular Conditions Diagnosed?
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How are Vascular Conditions Diagnosed?

A wide range of vascular disorders affect people throughout the world. Major vascular diseases include cerebrovascular diseases (CVD), peripheral arterial disease (PAD), and coronary artery disease (CAD). Cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death worldwide. According to the world health organization (WHO), around 17.9 million deaths occur each year due to cardiovascular diseases....

How to Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases
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How to Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the number one cause of death globally. According to world health organization (WHO) statistics, 17.9 million people die of these diseases every year. The statistics are alarming, but prevention is possible. Certain risk factors are unavoidable, such as family history and age; however, other risk factors are more controllable. There are...

Reasons to See a Vascular Specialist
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Reasons to See a Vascular Specialist

You may be wondering if and when to see a vascular specialist for a health concern. Vascular specialists are trained to assess, diagnose, and treat vascular disease, including diseases of the arteries, veins, and lymphatic vessels. Here are common reasons why a patient may see a vascular physician. Arterial conditions  Nearly 6.5 million people in...

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