Peripheral Vascular Disease
Peripheral vascular disease is a slow and progressive circulation disorder.
It can involve disease in any of the blood vessels outside of the heart as well as diseases of the lymph vessels- the arteries, veins, or lymphatic vessels. The feet and legs are the most commonly affected.
Treatments: Will vary on the person; Angioplasty, Stents, Vascular surgery, and medication.
- An early symptom is intermittent claudication, discomfort or pain in your legs that happens when you walk and goes away when you rest.