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.

Symptoms include:
  • An early symptom is intermittent claudication, discomfort or pain in your legs that happens when you walk and goes away when you rest.