Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral artery disease occurs when your arteries restrict, making it difficult for blood to circulate to your limbs. Plaque buildup in your veins is a frequent cause of peripheral artery disease. One of the common symptoms of peripheral artery disease is intermittent claudication, which is muscle pain your legs. Find out how smoking, diabetes and other medical conditions can lead to peripheral artery disease. Learn why you should have peripheral arterial disease screening and how you can improve poor circulation.