Friendly Foods & Diets for PAD

Peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, is a disease where plaque buildup causes a narrowing or blockage of blood vessels. The plaque can harden, and as a result, it reduces blood flow to the limbs and can significantly affect a patient’s mobility and quality of life. Although PAD is not curable or reversible, there are lifestyle […]

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Treatment Options for Peripheral Artery Disease

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with peripheral artery disease (PAD) and are feeling overwhelmed, we want you to know that there are plenty of options you have to treat your PAD. As you probably know, there is currently no cure to rid PAD permanently, but there are lifestyle changes and procedures available to reduce the progression […]

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Deciding if Uterine Fibroid Embolization Is Right for You

If you’re one of the many women who has been diagnosed with uterine fibroids, you’ll be happy to know there are many treatment options for you to consider. Here at the PA Vascular Institute, our doctors will provide the treatment you need to resolve fibroid problems so you can get your health back on the […]

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Why an Early Diagnosis of Peripheral Arterial Disease is Critical

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is relatively common, affecting more than 9 million people in the U.S. It is more prevalent in people who are 65 and older, but it can happen at any age. High blood pressure, smoking, high cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity increase the risk for PAD. Therefore, early diagnosis is critical because PAD […]

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The 411 on Uterine Fibroids: What Are the Causes and Symptoms?

If you have a heavy menstrual period accompanied by painful cramping, painful intercourse, and always have the urge to urinate, you may have uterine fibroids and not even know it. While the name itself sounds very scary and alarming, uterine fibroids are noncancerous, benign lumps that are 100% treatable. In some cases treatment is not […]

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Know the Facts About PAD: Peripheral Artery Disease Fact Sheet

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a rather common circulatory condition that is characterized by reduced blood flow to the limbs, typically caused by plaque build-up in the walls of the arteries. The disease can cause severe pain to diagnosed individuals as well as muscle cramping in the thighs, calves, or hips when walking or exercising. […]

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Understanding Peripheral Artery Disease or PAD

Here at PA Vascular Institute, we recognize that the month of September is Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month so we would like to shed some light on this important topic. Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition that affects millions of people throughout the United States. With treatments for peripheral artery disease available in Lehigh […]

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Symptoms of BPH and How Prostate Artery Embolization Can Help

Benign prostatic hyperplasia, also known as prostate gland enlargement or an enlarged prostate, is a common disease that affects a considerable percentage of aging males. It is known to cause significant discomfort, and urinary complications as the prostate blocks the regular flow of urine from the bladder.

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Infographic: How to Prepare for An Intravascular Ultrasound Exam

Vascular disease treatment in Philadelphia from the medical professionals at the PA Vascular Institute utilizes some of the most cutting-edge technology available. We are able to diagnose patients who may have an arterial disease by performing tests like an intravascular ultrasound (IVUS).     For top-of-the-line peripheral artery disease treatment in Philadelphia, contact the PA […]

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Gain A Better Understanding of An Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Exam

Here at the PA Vascular Institute, we are one of the top-rated clinics for vascular disease treatment in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas. With our team of medical professionals, you can rest assured that your comfort and well-being will always be our highest priorities. By focusing on conditions that specifically affect the circulatory system, the […]

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