Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)

What is P.A.D.? P.A.D. is short for Peripheral Arterial Disease. People have P.A.D. when the arteries in their legs become narrowed or clogged with fatty deposits, or plaque. The buildup of plaque causes the arteries to harden and narrow, which is called¬† atherosclerosis . When leg arteries are hardened and clogged, blood flow to the…