2020

Understanding Peripheral Artery Disease

Health & Medical Blog

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a relatively common condition that impairs blood circulation due to plaque build-up forming along artery walls. This reduces blood flow to your limbs and is often a sign that you're at risk of developing related conditions, such as atherosclerosis. Here's an overview of the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment approach for PAD: Causes And Symptoms It's not always possible to determine why a person develops PAD, but there are some factors that are thought to increase your risk of developing this condition, such as smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and obesity.

27 February 2020