Improve Vascular Health With Exercise

Exercise is incredibly important to your overall health, including your vascular health. According to Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, “Adults who are physically active are healthier, feel better, and are less likely to develop many chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and several types of cancer than are adults who are inactive.”

Keep reading to discover how to improve vascular health through exercise.

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Recommended Lifestyle Changes for Patients With PAD

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common condition that occurs when fatty deposits or plaque build up inside the vessels that carry blood to the legs and feet. In severe cases, it can lead to disability or the loss of a foot or leg to amputation.

Fortunately, mild cases of PAD can sometimes be treated with lifestyle changes and/or medication. The physicians at Vascular & Vein Institute of Siouxland recommend the following lifestyle changes for patients with PAD.

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