Peripheral artery disease (PAD) means clogged arteries in the legs. Men and women walk round with PAD without realizing they have it. With signs like aching legs and skin discoloration, PAD can mimic many other conditions. Many people with PAD have pain or discomfort in the legs that goes away once the activity is stopped and during rest. However, most people with PAD do not experience symptoms.
Diagnosing PAD can be quick, easy and ultimately life-saving. Those with PAD have an increased risk for heart and cerebrovascular disease, and if left untreated, it can have devastating effects Find out if you should be tested for PAD and what you can do to lower your risk by taking this 2 min online assessment.