Vascular disease

PAD symptoms

PAD, or peripheral artery disease, mainly affects the arteries outside the heart and brain. It is most commonly found in the arteries of the pelvis and legs. PAD is a fairly similar condition to coronary artery disease (CAD) and carotid artery disease. Both these conditions refer to atherosclerosis in certain arteries which, respectively, supply the […]

Poor circulation symptoms

If the flow of blood is restricted to certain areas of the body this may cause poor circulation. It is most often found in areas of extremities, such as the arms and legs. However poor circulation may also seriously affect the functioning of the heart and brain, especially if it is left untreated. Peripheral artery […]

Natural blood thinners

For a person who’s blood functions are working normally, an injury that causes blood loss would eventually stop bleeding because of a blood clot that your body forms. Your body has certain proteins for these purposes. However, when a blood clot forms and moves throughout your circulatory system, it can cause serious problems. If the […]

Cherry angiomas treatment

Cherry angiomas are noncancerous skin growths which are bright red in color. They are typically anywhere from needle-sized to a quarter of an inch in diameter. Cherry angiomas are said to have a smooth texture. The condition does not always need to be treated but it can be. There may be a need for a […]

DVT treatment

DVT stands for deep vein thrombosis. The deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition where a blood clot referred as a thrombus is formed in a vein of the deep circulatory system. A thrombosis into a deep vein is considered as a very serious problem as a piece of clot in a deep vein from […]

Lymphedema treatment

When a person is suffering from an obstruction in the lymphatic system, the condition is known as lymphedema. When someone suffers lymphedema, fluid is retained in the body, which then causes the body’s tissues to swell. People suffering lymphedema are at risk for infection when fluids of the body, such as interstitial fluid, are returned […]

Pulmonary arterial hypertension

Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a type of blood pressure that affects the arteries of the lungs and right side of the heart. It begins when the small pulmonary arteries (lungs arteries) and capillaries become blocked, narrowed or destroyed. This makes the heart difficult to flow the blood through the lungs, thus increase the blood pressure […]

Blocked arteries symptoms

While most people look into heart attack symptoms, many do not know about the symptoms of a blocked artery. This is a condition which is just as serious as a heart attack as it is life threatening and can lead to other possibly fatal health issues as well. If you want to prevent a blocked […]

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

In order to understand what an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is and the implications, it is essential to know about the structure and function of the aorta. The aorta transports oxygenated blood from our heart to rest of our body parts. The aorta runs starting from the chest and ends into the abdomen. At the […]

Lymphedema therapy

Lymphedema is a disease which occurs when the soft tissues of the body start to swell because of fluids starting to collect in the gaps in and between cells. This disease occurs more frequently in the arms and legs of individuals though it can sometimes be noticed in other areas such as the abdomen, neck […]

White coat syndrome

A lot of attention is paid to the now well known syndrome called Munchhausen or Munchhausen by proxy. Munchhausen syndrome is when a person makes themselves sick in order to get attention from medical professionals. Munchhausen by proxy is when that person gets someone else sick, like their spouse or child, through poisoning or other […]

Temporal arteritis

Temporal arteritis causes inflammation inside some of your arteries. This causes large cells to be developed in the wall of these infected arteries, hence its alternative name Giant Cell Arteritis. If you do have this condition, treatment needs to be started immediately as the outcome could be serious if left untreated. Symptoms The symptoms of […]

Varicose veins treatment

Varicose veins are enlarged and often unsightly exposed veins that typically pop up as a result of aging, decreased blood flow and a breakdown of blood cells. Most commonly caused through genetic predisposition, varicose veins can cause problems including pain, itching and discomfort, and potential ulcers and skin damage brought on by scratching and irritating […]

Best heart health supplements

Have you been looking for a high quality product that was formulated especially for the heart and arteries? If so, you may have had a hard time finding both, quality and something that is specifically targeting the heart and the arteries. Cardio-Klenz is a product that directly targets the circulatory system of the arteries and […]

Chronic venous insufficiency

Chronic venous insufficiency is a condition that affects many people. The condition occurs because the veins in the legs weaken and simply lose their ability to pump enough blood throughout the body. Chronic venous insufficiency is also known as CVI. While the diagnosis is not something that anyone wants to experience it is not all […]

Coronary angioplasty

For people who have a blockage in a coronary artery a procedure called a coronary angioplasty may be necessary. A coronary angioplasty involves using a balloon to re-open a coronary artery that contains a blockage in order to allow the blood to flow smoothly to the heart. The blockage in a coronary artery is caused […]

Peripheral artery disease

The arteries in your body are responsible for carrying oxygenated blood to your tissue and organs so that you can move around and function as normal, but what happens when this flow becomes impaired? Well for starters, you might feel cold or tingly limbs, especially in your hands and feet. You might experience pain when […]


Atherosclerosis is an illness that affects the arterial blood vessels, as well as a long-term swelling reaction in the arteries’ walls due of the build up of macrophage white blood cells. It is also characterized by Low-density (particularly tiny particles) Lipoproteins (plasma proteins that absorb triglycerides and cholesterol), without sufficient elimination of cholesterol and fats […]

Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease describes a group of illnesses that affect the blood vessels (veins and arteries) and heart. The word technically pertains to any illness that may have an effect on the cardiovascular system (used in MeSH), and also to those linked to atherosclerosis (an arterial disease). These conditions possess comparable mechanisms, treatments and causes. Cardiovascular […]