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Peripheral Artery Disease

What is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)? Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a common circulatory problem where narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to the limbs. PAD typically occurs when fatty deposits in arteries (atherosclerosis) restrict blood flow, primarily affecting the legs. It’s essential to address PAD promptly as it can be a sign of widespread accumulation

Camille Phuc Le, MD, FACC

Welcome, Camille Phuc Le, MD, FACC

Cardiologist in Mesa and Gilbert, AZ Dr. Camille Phuc Le is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology. She completed her Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois and her Internal Medicine residency at the University of California, Sacramento. Dr. Le earned her Doctorate of Medicine and her undergraduate

when to get spider veins treated.

When to Get Spider Veins Treated

Spider veins can occur when the valves in your veins stop working properly. Spider veins are small varicose veins that appear in web-like red and blue patterns on your legs, often changing their appearance. While most often these veins are small enough not to cause pain or swelling, they can distort the appearance of your

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).

Symptoms of a DVT

Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a blood clot that forms in a deep vein located in the body. They often form in the legs, but they can occur in deep veins in other locations throughout your body. A DVT requires immediate treatment and can result in life-threatening conditions. While a DVT can occur with

woman holding birth control pills.

Your Leg Veins Will Be Affected by Birth Control Use

Leg vein disorders such as spider veins and varicose veins are conditions that affect around half of the adult population in the United States, with women making up the majority of cases. What many women who suffer from these disorders don’t realize, though, is that the birth control they are taking may be exaggerating the