Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hand ischemia: When hand pain won't go away

Ischemia can occur anywhere in your body. It's a term to describe what happens when a blood vessel is blocked, preventing blood and oxygen from reaching it. For those with hand ischemia, an inadequate supply of blood to the ...

Health

Leg cramps, pain? It could be PAD

Pain or cramping in your legs during physical activity may be an early sign of a condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD)—and you should get checked out by your doctor, an expert says.

Cardiology

Sleep apnea worsens heart disease, yet often untreated

Health care experts urge increased awareness of obstructive sleep apnea among people with cardiovascular disease or risk factors such as high blood pressure, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart ...

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