Peripheral Arterial Disease

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Dr. John Clay is seeing patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease at Primary Health Group-Hopewell.

PAD presents itself with progressive pain in the lower extremities while walking that is relieved by rest.  But sometimes there are no symptoms.

Other PAD symptoms include increasing pain or pain at rest, cool and shiny skin, or hair loss of the legs and feet

You can help to avoid  PAD by stopping smoking, exercising, and controlling diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.

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