Peripheral Arterial Disease

Leg pain when walking at an incline? This could be caused by a dangerous condition known as Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.). This disease commonly affects the arteries in the legs. People with P.A.D. develop plaque in the linning of the arteries. This plaque can be very hard, like a rock, or soft like french fries. The plaque that develops will interfere with bloodflow, causing the leg to loose blood (oxygen). Without proper bloodflow, a person can loose their toes, feet, and legs all together. It doesn’t happen overnight, which is great because you can prevent the development of P.A.D. by changing your lifestyle!! Peripheral Arterial Disease commonly affects these type…

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