Peripheral Artery Disease: How heart disease can affect your legs

Published: Feb. 18, 2019 at 9:37 AM EST
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February is American Heart Month. When we think about heart health we don’t usually think about how our legs could be affected by heart disease.

But the same plaque that can narrow the blood vessels supplying your heart can also narrow the blood vessels in your legs. It's a common condition known as Peripheral Artery Disease.

On the TV6 Morning News, UP Health System Cardiologist Dr. Yazan Khouri explained who is at risk for PAD. Watch the video above to learn more.

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