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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Leg Pain

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is the blockage of plaque in the arteries that reduces blood flow to the legs. It affects over 10 million Americans, but most people may not feel any symptoms. The most common symptom is a pain

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Watching TV and Prolonged Sitting Linked to Higher Risk of Blood Clots

A recent study showed that “the more time you spend watching television, the greater your risk may be for blood clots–even if you get plenty of exercise”. Researchers tracked 15,000 middle aged people over 20 years and asked about their

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Be Aware of DVT Risk When Traveling This Holiday Season

Developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a risk to keep in mind as you travel this holiday season. DVT is a blood clot that can form due to slow blood flow through the deep veins, sometimes because of prolonged immobility

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Peripheral Artery Disease Increases the Risk of Heart Problems

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is the buildup of plaque in the arteries, causing narrowed arteries and reduced blood flow to the extremities. Although people with mild to moderate PAD may not experience any symptoms, it still increases the risk of

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