Five Fast Facts You Need to Know About Skin Ulcers

If you suffer from venous insufficiency, or poor circulation in your lower legs, you may be susceptible to venous skin ulcers. These wounds typically occur on the side of the leg above the ankle and below the calf. They can be difficult to heal and may return if they are improperly treated and preventative measures […]

What You Need to Know About Carotid Artery Disease

Your carotid arteries are the two major vessels that transport blood to your brain, and are located on either side of your neck. When one or both become narrowed or blocked, you are suffering from carotid artery disease. This is typically caused by other diseases that either cause a buildup of plaque in your arteries […]

Symptoms of Venous Insufficiency

Venous insufficiency is used to describe any condition where the veins in your legs are unable to adequately send blood back to the heart. This can lead to blood pooling in the legs which in turn can cause even more medical problems.   The most common triggers of venous insufficiency are blood clots or varicose […]

5 things that put you at risk of Chronic Venous Disease

One of the most common diseases that affects the veins in your legs is Chronic Venous Disease. When the valves that control blood flow between your legs and heart fail to work properly, blood may flow backwards in the veins. This can cause pooled blood and increased vascular pressure that leads to chronic venous disease. […]

How Winter Masks Signs of PAD

Michigan residents know, winter makes everyday tasks much more difficult. Though our state transforms into an enchanting landscape, simple endeavors like taking a walk are proved challenging this time of year. You may think that your sore legs are due to shoveling but the pain might be an underlying problem that is more serious. Peripheral […]