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Types of pvd

Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis can affect the arteries in the heart, legs, brain, kidneys and other organs. The type of atherosclerosis known as peripheral arterial disease (PAD), peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and lower extremity vascular disease occurs in the vessels that carry blood to the arms and .

Buerger's Disease
Buerger's Disease

Buerger's disease is a condition that causes inflammation of the small- and medium-sized blood vessels in legs and arms, particularly those in the hands and feet. It is usually arteries that are affected but it can sometimes affect veins.

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Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Peripheral vascular disease vs venous insufficiency - What is the difference between chronic venous insufficiency and peripheral vascular disease? Different vessels. Pad involves disease of arteries. Venous insufficiency is problem of veins with leaky valves.

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a serious, but treatable condition that occurs when a blood clot forms deep inside the veins of your body, typically in the lower leg, thigh or pelvic area.

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Leg Numbness or Weakness
Leg Numbness or Weakness

The cause of leg numbness with PVD is the lack of blood flow to the legs. The severity of the symptoms depend on which artery is affected and how much the blood flow is restricted. Along with numbness there may be pain that comes and goes, cramping, heaviness, burning, tingling and weakness in the legs.

Raynaud's Phenomenon
Raynaud's Phenomenon

Raynaud syndrome, also known as Raynaud's phenomenon, is a medical condition in which spasm of arteries cause episodes of reduced blood flow. Typically the fingers, and less commonly the toes, are involved.

Thrombophlebitis
Thrombophlebitis

Thrombophlebitis treatment depends on how bad it is. Clots lodged in veins near the surface of the skin often go away on their own in a week or two. But if you do need treatment, your doctor will probably give you something to relieve swelling and pain.

source: webmd.com
Varicose Veins
Varicose Veins

mollie: Can losing weight help prevent varicose or spider veins? Speaker_-_ Sunita_Srivastava, MD: Excellent question! Weight loss can improve and or prevent varicose veins by reducing pressure on the veins. In addition it promotes healthy circulation in both the arteries and the veins. Walking is the best exercise for blood vessel health.