One in every 20 Americans over the age of 50 has peripheral arterial disease, or P.A.D., a common, yet serious, disease that raises the risk of heart attack and stroke. A brief video on lifestyle changes will inform you about ways to lower your risk of P.A.D.
Review Date: October 31, 2014
NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI
Search members around the world who are experts in the field of venous-related diseases by last name, city, state, and zip code.
Review Date: October 28, 2014
American Venous Forum
Due to some predisposed conditions, varicose and spider veins may be inevitable for some people. However, there are many preventative measures and medical techniques available to diminish the appearance and pain associated with these vein conditions.
Review Date: December 31, 2012
American Society For Dermatologic Surgery
Search through the Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) Member Directory to locate a vascular medicine physician in your area.
Review Date: March 31, 2015
Society for Vascular Medicine
Find a vascular screening in your area. Screening can help detect vascular disease prior to active warning signs and before a major medical incident such as stroke, or sudden death from aneurysm rupture.
Review Date: January 24, 2013
Society for Vascular Surgery
This flow chart tells you what symptoms of pain, swelling or lumps in the front or back of your lower leg may mean and whether you should provide self-care or seek professional help.
Review Date: December 18, 2014
American Academy of Family Physicians