Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

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About Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Peripheral arterial disease affects about 8.5 million Americans. It becomes more common as we get older. Read more about this condition.

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Why PAD Matters

PAD is dangerous because it reduces blood flow to the arteries. This may involve your organs, your brain, and your limbs. PAD may also signal other circulatory problems.

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Your Risk for PAD

Certain risk factors for PAD can't be controlled. However, you can control many risk factors.

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Symptoms & Diagnosis

There are specific tests your doctor can do if you suspect you might be developing PAD. Learn the signs and symptoms and more about the test.

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Prevention & Treatment

Treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease.

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