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Persistent leg pain is the most common symptom of PAD.

PAD: When to Worry About Leg Pain

Pain with exercise or heaviness is a common symptom of peripheral artery disease (PAD), which affects an estimated seven to 12 million Americans. However, many people with undiagnosed PAD who experience pain or heaviness mistakenly...

Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease

PAD Symptoms and Treatment Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a chronic condition that develops when fats and cholesterol (or plaque) build up in the arteries of your arms and legs or other arteries of the body....

How Nicotine and Tobacco Affect Your Heart

If you smoke cigarettes or use other products that contain nicotine, you’re probably aware of the risks that these behaviors place on your lungs. However, many people who use nicotine are surprised to learn that...

What Is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)?

If you have been struggling with dull, aching, or cramping pain in your legs, especially pain that seems to get worse with physical exertion, you may be suffering from peripheral artery disease, also known as...