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Peripheral Vascular Disease

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Temporary loss of speech is one of the signs of Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD). It happen due to a build up of fatty substances inside artery walls. PVD also affects arteries of the legs, kidney and those in the neck leading to the brain.

Symptoms ::
PVD in the lower extremities is characterised by coldness of the legs and feet, paleness of the leg when raised, discolouration of the toes. Loss or decreased growth of hair in the legs. Numbness, a tingling sensation and/ or pain. Fatigue and cramps on long walks, that are relieved by resting.

Signs of the disease in the carotid arteries include:sudden, temporary weakness or numbness of the face or arms/legs on one side of the body .Dizziness or sudden falls. Hypertension and malfunctioning kidney if renal arteries are affected. When you suffer from the above symptoms, seek your physician's advice.

Diagnosis and treatment ::
The nature and timing of discomfort provides a vital clue. Exercising helps improve blood flow to your legs. Foot care is important.


 
 
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