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Feet and Peripheral Artery Disease

How are Your Feet Feeling? Foot pain is common. Standing too long. Wearing the wrong size shoes. Sports injury. Auto injury. There are multiple catalysts for this type of pain, but one of the more serious ones is a vascular condition called Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). This is a buildup…

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PAD Risk Factors and Prevalence

When it comes to peripheral artery disease, there are several risk factors to take into consideration to determine whether or not you can develop the condition. According to the CDC: Both men and woman are affected by PAD; however, African Americans have an increased risk of PAD. Hispanics may have…

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Atherosclerosis and PAD

Discover the Link Between PAD and Atherosclerosis Atherosclerosis occur when plaque builds up inside your artery walls. The plaque is a combination of fat deposits, cholesterol and other substances collecting in the arteries. This occurring within the peripheral arteries is the most common cause of PAD, hence the term “Peripheral…

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