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Factors That Contribute to Secondary Hypertension

Could you be at risk for hypertension? If your blood pressure is elevated too often, you could experience long-term health complications like a stroke or heart attack. Read on to learn about factors that make developing hypertension more likely.

Aug 5th, 2021
10 Symptoms of Arm Artery Disease

Could you have arm artery disease? In this rare condition, typically indicative of other health issues, blood clots block the arteries in your arms. You need prompt treatment to avoid complications. Read to learn more.

Jul 27th, 2021
Common Causes of DVT

Could you be at risk for a deep vein thrombosis (DVT)? Read on to learn what you need to know about the common causes of DVT, and how you can handle your potential risk factors.

Jun 6th, 2021
How Does Diabetes Impact Your Feet?

If you have diabetes, you should know that special care is needed to protect your feet. Keep reading to learn more about the potential risks for your foot and limb health associated with diabetes and what you can do.

May 6th, 2021
Who's at Risk for Liver Disease?

How’s your liver health? Your liver is an essential part of your digestive system that eliminates toxins from your body. Some people have a heightened risk of liver disease. Keep reading to learn more about your liver health risks.

Apr 7th, 2021
Exercise Tips for Individuals With PAD

If you’ve been diagnosed with peripheral artery disease (PAD), you need to take care when exercising to avoid painful cramping. Keep reading for helpful tips to help you exercise without pain if you have PAD.

Mar 8th, 2021
How to Care For Your Feet When You Have Diabetes

Did you know that diabetes can put you at risk for foot injuries? Due to sensation changes resulting from diabetes, you may need to pay extra attention to foot care. Keep reading to learn what you need to know about diabetes and your feet.

Jan 4th, 2021
Why Are Teachers More at Risk for Renal Failure?

Could you be at risk for renal failure or kidney disease? Some populations are at greater risk, due to factors like age, heredity, and lifestyle. Keep reading to learn more about who’s at high risk for kidney problems, as well as next steps.

Dec 1st, 2020
How is Lymphedema Treated?

Do you have swelling in your legs or arms? You might have a condition called lymphedema. Keep reading to learn what you need to know about how lymphedema can be treated.

Oct 1st, 2020
4 Symptoms of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Are you concerned about deep vein thrombosis, a blood clot in one of your primary veins that can cause potentially fatal consequences? Keep reading to learn how to recognize the symptoms of deep vein thrombosis and when you should seek help.

Sep 6th, 2020
6 Symptoms of Liver Cancer

Liver diseases like cancer present with a variety of symptoms. Keep reading to learn more about the signs and symptoms of liver cancer that you shouldn't ignore, and what you can do if you're concerned about liver disease.

Aug 17th, 2020
Vascular Medicine and COVID19: What You Should Know

If you have health concerns about your heart and vascular system, what should you know about COVID-19 and the changing medical situation as we weather the pandemic? Keep reading to find out. Getting prompt vascular care is still important.

Jul 8th, 2020
When to Treat an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

When dealing with important parts of your body like your abdominal aorta, the major vessel supplying your blood, an aneurysm can be a serious cause for concern. Keep reading to learn when you should seek treatment for an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Jun 9th, 2020
Recognizing the Signs of Artery Disease in Your Arms

When plaque buildup affects an artery in one of your arms, your hand and fingers can suffer. Learn about the most common signs and symptoms of arm artery disease — and find out why early treatment is so important.

Apr 30th, 2020
When are Varicose Veins More Than Just a Cosmetic Concern?

Nearly one in four adults in the United States has at least one varicose vein. While many people are concerned about their conspicuous appearance, varicose veins can also affect your health and well-being. Here’s what you should know.

Mar 4th, 2020
5 Factors That Affect Wound Healing

Most wounds go through three distinct phases of healing, but the rate at which they progress through those phases can be influenced by a variety of factors. Find out why some wounds may take longer to heal than others.

Feb 1st, 2020
Venous Ulcers: Who Is At Risk?

Venous ulcers can occur if you have circulation problems with the veins of your legs. Certain factors can increase the likelihood of developing these wounds. Find out if you’re at risk for venous ulcers and what you can do to prevent them.

Jan 1st, 2020
Could You Develop Peripheral Arterial Disease?

When fatty deposits impede the blood flow in arteries in your legs, you have peripheral artery disease. The interruption in circulation causes pain in your legs and feet, leading to further complications without treatment.

Dec 1st, 2019