The big picture of our health cannot be complete without our family’s medical history. After all, what our parents lived with — and even their parents before them — may inevitably come to be our reality as well. As such, we need to be prepared to...

When pain is an ever-present companion, it’s liable to wear you down over time. Particularly in the lower legs, chronic vascular pain can impair your mobility, daily mood, and overall quality of life. Of course, with chronic pain comes a continuation of questions. Thus, if you’re ready...

“Major depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, affecting 6.7% (more than 16 million) of American adults each year,” Mental Health America reports. That being said, depression may not exactly be at the front of your mind when you remain focused on treating and/or...

It’s no secret that what we eat can have a resounding impact on our health down the road. Moreover, in patients living with the same conditions, certain observable patterns begin to emerge. For example, according to the American Heart Association (AHA), “Many people with PAD have...

If you feel apprehensive prior to entering your doctor’s office for a scheduled appointment, you’d hardly be alone. Especially where one’s blood vessels are concerned, it’s natural that many patients experience medical-related anxiety and confusion before embarking on their treatment journey. That being said, many patients’...