Women with peripheral artery disease tend to have later diagnosis, quicker progression and worse outcomes than men do. A cardiologist helps explain why and offers tips for managing the disease.
Are certain vitamins or supplements beneficial for peripheral artery disease (PAD)? Find out which supplements are safe to take and which ones can be risky when you have PAD.
Drug-coated balloons are the newest way to treat peripheral artery disease. Research shows they’re more effective than regular balloon angioplasty. But how do they compare to stents and other treatment options?
A simple test provides a truer sense of blood flow in the legs, providing a better way to test for and grade peripheral artery disease.
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It’s well known that statins are effective in the treatment of coronary artery disease, but a recent study found that patients with advanced peripheral arterial disease also showed marked benefits from the use of statins, including 50 percent fewer heart attacks and strokes, and significantly lower amputation and death rates. Narrowed arteries cause leg pain, … Read More