Is walking a pain or is it peripheral artery disease? Gainesville community seminar
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Peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is a narrowing of the arteries to the legs and pelvis as a result of cholesterol build-up. It can be difficult to know if you have PAD. The most common symptoms symptoms include cramping, pain or tiredness in the leg or hip muscles while walking, climbing stairs or exercising. Learn more about risk factors, symptoms and treatments for PAD.
Speaker: Siddharth Wayangankar, M.D.; UF Health Cardiology
Refreshments provided and registration is required. Please call 352.733.0000 if you have questions.
You might also be interested in attending this seminar from 2:45 - 4 p.m.
AFib insights: Getting to a normal rhythm.
Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is a serious but treatable heart condition that affects over 2.7 million Americans. Some people don’t have symptoms and others have irregular heartbeat, fluttering or a pounding feeling in their chest. Learn more about risk factors, symptoms and treatments for AFib.
Please note: We mailed out postcards with the seminar topics/times reversed. As noted above, the 1:30 talk will be about peripheral artery disease, or PAS and the 2:45 talk will be about atrial fibrillation, or AFIB. We appologize for any confusion.