Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

To learn more about peripheral artery disease, browse any of the topics below.

Senior Couple Talking To Young WomanAbout 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.
Senior Couple Walks With ChildWhy 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.
Close Up Of Couple Shopping OutdoorsYour Risk for PAD
Certain risk factors for PAD can't be controlled. However, you can control many risk factors.
 
Close Up Of Hands On Arm Performing Medical TestSymptoms & 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.
Senior Couple RunningPrevention & Treatment
Treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease.


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