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Take an Inside Look at Vascular Health

February 13, 2020

Your body has an extensive superhighway of capillaries, veins, and arteries that make sure blood is delivered throughout your body. However, blockages can disrupt this essential process and cause dangerous health consequences. When capillaries, veins, or arteries in the legs, arms, neck, and kidneys are in danger, health professionals specializing in vascular care can help. Common Vascular Diseases Vascular diseases can be uncomfortable and even life-threatening, but treatment is available. Make sure to contact your doctor if you have unexplained symptoms. Common vascular diseases you should...Continue Reading

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Save Your Veins: What is Peripheral Vascular Disease

June 21, 2018

Even though heart and vascular care may seem like they would be very similar, the two are completely different. Heart care deals with treatment for problems that specifically affect your heart or the arteries and blood vessels exclusive to the heart. The specialists and type of treatments required to help a heart care patient vary based on the specific diagnosis. Vascular care involves treatment of issues negatively affecting circulation outside of the heart and brain. This care often occurs in the legs, neck, arms, and kidneys. The surgeons involved clear blockages in arteries and veins to...Continue Reading