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What is peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of the legs?

If you’ve been inactive and unable to walk for a substantial period, you may be susceptible to peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of the legs. In addition, if you experience high blood pressure or soaring cholesterol levels, or if you’re a long-time smoker, it’s possible that PAD may be in your future.

PAD of the legs is a common result of all these issues. This disease narrows the arteries in your legs, thereby limiting blood flow to your vital muscles.

Here at Brookhaven Heart, we’re committed to helping you detect PAD before it becomes a bigger problem –using our top-quality detection tools, we’re ready to devise an effective treatment plan.