Vascular Disease

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Varicose and Spider Veins: What's the Difference -- and What To Do

People can take steps on their own to improve blood flow in the legs, keep their legs healthy and help prevent varicose and spider veins. Learn how.

Sierra Prindle and her husband

Young Mother Finds Diagnosis, Treatment After Years of Mystery Illness

Although she had a happy marriage, two beautiful boys and a fulfilling job, she suffered from depression because of constant, intense pain in the back of her left leg.

John Potocnik being interviewed in his home

Doctors Save Leg of Patient With Diabetes By Restoring Blood Flow

John underwent three failed procedures to restore circulation to his foot. Doctors told him his leg would need to be amputated, so John sought a second opinion.

Sarah, her husband and their three daughters

Pregnancy Reveals Serious Vascular Condition for Mother

When Sarah was pregnant with her first child, she began having excruciating shooting pain down her left leg. Doctors discovered she had a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot in the deep veins that can be life-threatening.

Dale Kline holds two young grandchildren

Surviving a Major Pulmonary Embolism

On Father’s Day, his daughter insisted on bringing him to the Emergency Department at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center. His daughter’s insistence – and his physician’s expertise - saved his life.

legs and heart health

What Your Legs Can Tell You About Your Heart Health

Your legs are marvelous creations and an engineering feat. What’s not so obvious is that your legs also can tell you a lot about the state of your heart and circulatory system through three conditions.

SCAD

A Frequent Cause of Heart Attacks in Young Women

While women are more likely to suffer a heart attack after age 55, it can happen at any age. One condition is responsible for 40 percent of heart attacks in women younger than age 50.

FMD

FMD: A Hidden Blood Vessel Disease That Strikes Middle-Aged Women

A disease of the blood vessels that most often affects middle-aged women can increase risk of heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure. But until recently, the disease was not well-known – even among physicians.

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