These days, peripheral vascular disease has become very common among the people over 50 in NJ.  Peripheral disease is a well known blood circulation disorder. This health problem causes many blood vessel related issues like vessels (arteries or vein) outside the brain and heart become gradually narrow, spasm or blocked.  This health condition often causes the fatigue and pain in the body especially in the legs and feet. This pain is usually experienced during and after exercise. This health problem can also affect the blood vessels that are there to supply oxygen and blood to arms, intestines, stomach and kidneys. This disease can result in more complicated health condition if not addressed on time.  So, whenever you find any symptom of this disease, you need to contact the best vascular surgeon in NJ.       

Types of peripheral vascular diseases

Functional peripheral vascular disease – It is a well-known fact that vessels get narrow and wide automatically according to the environment. Functional PVD is there to overestimate the response of vessels. Affected blood flow because of temperature or psychological condition like stress, is the best example of this type of PVD. Cold temperatures, emotional stress, taking drugs are the causes of this type of PVD.

Organic peripheral vascular disease –This type of health condition refers to the situation where structure of the vessels get changed.  Plaque buildup caused by the arterioclesrosis is the most common example of such problem. Organic PVD is caused by high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol and some others such conditions.

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