What is Ideal Workout for Symptoms of PAD?

Living with peripheral artery disease (PAD) is distressing, even a short walk can feel painful. The plaque buildup inside the arteries restricts the amount of blood that flows to your legs. This causes discomfort while exercising. Here’s what you should know about the ideal workout for the symptoms of PAD. What is an Ideal Workout […]

Are You at Risk for PAD?

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) happens when the blood vessels on the crust of your heart and brain start to shrink. The narrowed arteries reduce the blood flow to your limbs. The buildup of fatty deposits in the arteries makes them shrink or blocked. Plaque is a substance made up of fat and cholesterol. PAD is […]

What is Venous Ablation?

Venous ablation is a procedure that closes off the varicose veins. Varicose veins are twisted, abnormally enlarged veins near the surface of the skin. The blood flows from the heart to the legs through arteries and travels back to the heart through veins. Veins have one-way valves that allow the blood to return from the […]

What are the 3 Types of Blood Circulation?

The circulatory system or (Cardiovascular system) is a system of organs that includes the heart and blood vessels. The main function of the circulatory system is to circulate the blood, lymph, oxygen, nutrients, and hormones to muscles, tissues, and organs throughout the body. The circulatory system also removes the waste from cells and organs, so […]

Why does Peripheral Arterial Disease Matters?

Peripheral arterial disease or PAD is a condition where blood circulation is reduced. It is caused by a narrowed or blocked blood vessel. The main cause is atherosclerosis, the building up of fatty deposits in the blood vessels, usually an artery. The narrowed blood vessel reduces the circulation of blood in the body. The peripheral […]

Simple Steps to Prevent Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are twisted, tangled, enlarged veins. Any vein that is near the skin’s surface (superficial) can be or become varicose. Varicose veins are most commonly abrupt-ed in the legs, as standing, and walking increases the pressure in the veins of the lower body. Symptoms Varicose veins can cause aching and discomfort. Sometimes it leads […]

What Is the Best Exercise for PAD?

If you’re living with peripheral artery disease (PAD), you are aware of how painful even a short walk can be. When plaque builds up inside the arteries, it gets stiffer over time and restricts the amount of blood flows to your legs. Exercise is one of the best ways to manage PAD symptoms. Here’s what […]

Difference between Good Cholesterol and Bad Cholesterol

Cholesterol — a wax like substance that builds up in the arteries — it is not completely harmful, despite its reputation. In fact, it can even improve your health when consumed properly. Cholesterol travels through blood on proteins called “lipoproteins.” There are two types of lipoproteins that carry cholesterol throughout the body.  Good and Bad […]

Determine the Signs of Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease – PAD is a circulatory problem in which the arteries are narrowed, and the blood flow to your limbs is decreased. When you develop Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), usually legs — do not receive enough blood. This may cause symptoms, such as leg pain when walking (claudication) or buildup of fatty deposits […]