How can you prevent vascular disease?
Some of the best ways to prevent vascular disease are: - Quit smoking as it harms your blood vessels in many ways and increases the risk of vascular disease. - Intake of healthy food like fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meat and poultry, fish, beans and low-fat or fat-free dairy products. - Regular physical activity can help you reduce the risk of vascular disease. - Follow your treatment plan and take medications for diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
What are the vascular treatments?
The vascular treatments are Amputation, Carotid Endarterectomy, Catheter-Directed Thrombolytic Therapy, Diabetic Foot Care, Dialysis Access, Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Endovascular Treatment of Aortic Dissection, Open Surgery Treatment of an Aortic Dissection, Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Line, Repair of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Surgical Bypass, Surgical Bypass for Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease, Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair, Thrombolytic Therapy and Transcarotid Artery Revascularization
How long will it take to recover from vascular surgery
Usually, it may take as long as 6 to 8 weeks to fully recover from vascular surgery because the incision may be sore for several days and you will be able to walk farther without taking rest after full recovery
Why would you see a vascular surgeon
A vascular surgeon is a specialist who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to the vascular system - arteries and veins. These specialists treat a wide range of health problems that include spider and varicose veins to life-threatening aneurysms, help people suffering from chronic conditions to manage throughout their life
What are the risks of vascular surgery
Unlike other surgeries, vascular surgery also risks which include: Bleeding, infections, heart attack or stroke, failed or blocked grafts, leg swelling (if a leg vein is used), individuals above 65 years are at higher risk of brain impairment after vascular surgery
Is vascular disease curable
There is no cure for vascular diseases but the symptoms can be limited with lifestyle changes and medication. These treatments will help you to reduce the risk of developing other vascular diseases like cardiovascular disease (CVD) like coronary heart disease and stroke
What are the causes of vascular diseases
The causes of vascular diseases include inflammation of blood vessels, circulatory problems, vascular ruptures, constrictions, blood vessel spasms, Ischemia, peripheral vascular disease and trauma injuries. People with diabetes, high blood pressure, or kidney failure are more likely to be affected by vascular problems
What does vascular pain feel like
The most common symptom is pain which is a result of the interruption of blood flow to a tissue or muscles. The pain is seen usually when you are walking or climbing stairs and stops when you are in rest
What are the types of vascular disease
Some of the common vascular diseases are stroke, peripheral artery disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm, carotid artery disease, arteriovenous malformation, critical limb ischemia, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, chronic venous insufficiency, and varicose
What is Vascular disease
Vascular disease is a condition that affects the network of your blood vessels (arteries and veins), also known as your vascular or circulatory system