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Learn More About Peripheral Artery Disease Symptoms that could SAVE YOUR LIFE! Review this infographic at http://www.hflopportunity.com/affiliate/idevaffiliate.php?id=806&url=139

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Raynauds disease is a peripheral vascular disease characterized by abnormal vasoconstriction of the extremities. Smoking cessation is one of the most important lifestyle changes that a client needs to make.

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Clopidogrel (Plavix) Clopidogrel is used to prevent heart attacks and strokes in persons with heart disease (recent heart attack), recent stroke, or blood circulation disease (peripheral vascular disease). It is also used with aspirin to treat new/worsening chest pain (new heart attack, unstable angina) and to keep blood vessels open and prevent blood clots after certain procedures (such as cardiac stent)....

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Claudication:Claudication refers to limping because of pain in the thigh, calf, and/or buttocks that occurs when walking. Claudication may be a symptom of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). PAD is caused by a narrowing or blockage of arteries in the legs and/or aorta, which may cause decreased blood flow to the muscles of the calf, thigh, or buttocks. This decreased blood flow may cause claudication. The pain associated with claudication occurs with walking but disappears at rest.

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