There are several diagnostic methods and tools for checking the health or arteries and other blood vessels in the human ... Read more
Due to the fact that arterial diseases rarely present symptoms, it can be difficult to accurately detect their presence of on the basis of the more ‘general’ symptoms of a blocked artery without resorting to other diagnostic methods and tools.
PAD is an abnormal narrowing of arteries and most commonly, but not exclusively, affects the legs, giving it another name – LEAD (Lower Extremity Artery Disease). It is highly prevalent, with an estimated 202 million people with PAD worldwide in 2010, and it affects both genders about equally.
Blocked arteries, also known as peripheral arterial disease (PAD) occurs when there is a narrowing or occlusion of the arteries, resulting in reduced blood flow to the leg. This can lead to limb ischaemia and thrombosis. Patients with PAD have a reduced quality of life and are at risk of lower limb amputation and even death.
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Clogged or blocked arteries can be caused by a blood clot or by plaque that forms and builds up as a result of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. This blockage causes an immense amount of pressure in the blood because it can’t move freely throughout the body like it needs to, causing high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.
Our bodies are supposed to be our temples that we only get one of. So considering knowledge as power, one should equip themselves with the information that enabled them to take care of their body as a proactive measure. Not just that, but this also allows people to recognize any signs of a possible health concern and seek medication and treatment early on.
Hypertension or elevated blood pressure is one of the major risk factors for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and the single most important risk factor for stroke. According to World heart federation there are at least 970 million people worldwide suffering...