How are erectile dysfunction (ED) and heart problems linked? Our expert explains.
Since heart risk rises as you age, modifying every risk factor you can becomes important for staying healthy.
Unfortunately, many doctors are unfamiliar with this disease, which tends to affect younger and middle-aged patients.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome occurs when a vein, artery or nerve leading out of a person’s chest to their upper extremity or arm becomes compressed by a rib, collar bone or nearby muscles. Find out if you are at risk.
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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.
When you are recovering from an amputation, pain and strange sensations can linger. Fortunately, there are techniques that can help. Find five techniques to deal with phantom limb sensation and pain.
When someone is short of breath or having pain in the chest, they rarely think of pulmonary embolism (PE) — a blood clot that travels through your bloodstream (generally from your legs) and gets lodged in an artery in your lung. If PEs are not treated quickly, they can cause heart or lung damage and … Read More
Do arteries only get blocked in your heart? Find out where else blocked arteries occur.
Relatively rare, but increasingly studied, blood clotting disorders present at birth can create problems throughout your life. These disorders usually cause blood clots in veins including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the arms or legs, pulmonary embolism, and blood clots in the brain, intestines and kidneys. They rarely cause blood clots in the arteries. How … Read More
Endovascular reconstruction is a minimally invasive procedure that is a limb-saving option for some patients with peripheral artery disease.