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All About Your Aorta

According to The Free Dictionary the aorta is “the great artery arising from the left ventricle, being the main trunk from which the systematic arterial system proceeds. It has four divisions: the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, the thoracic aorta, and the abdominal aorta.” It is the largest artery in your body and its tube-like structure is about a foot long and a little over an inch in diameter.

June Is Men’s Health Month

According to Men’s Health Month.orgJune is Men’s Health Month. The purpose behind this time is to increase the awareness of preventable health problems and encourages early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.

Recovering From Your Vascular Stenting

Vascular Stenting is a procedure that is used to treat your narrowed arteries. It employs the use to small, expandable tubes (stents) to reduce your symptoms associated with a variety of conditions, including vascular conditions.

Helping Your Family And Friends Help You

If you’ve been diagnosed with vascular disease, it can be difficult to process. The emotional strain and stress that such a diagnosis has in addition to the physical issues you’re experiencing can be tremendous. During this time, you will need a strong support system to help you as you navigate the treatment plan and emotional strain you’re experiencing.

How Can You Know If You Have Angina?

It can be confusing as you consider which chest pain you have and if it’s serious or not. Angina is a type of chest pain that is causes by the reduction of blood flow to your heart. If Angina is left untreated it may lead to a heart attack.

Love Your Legs Again With Sclerotherapy

It’s February and love is in the air everywhere we look. Valentine’s Day is a great time to be reminded of all that we love and can tend to take for granted. How are you feeling about your body?

Your Kidneys

The more you understand something, the better you can care for it. For example, understanding the inner workings of your car will help you know what needs maintained and how it will perform to its maximum capacity for you. The same applies to your body.

Iron-Rich Foods For The Holidays And For Patients Undergoing Kidney Dialysis

Getting the right amount of iron in your diet is important to many functions of your body. This mineral is vital for many reasons:

What Might Your Life Look Like After Your Kidney Transplant?

If you’re considering a kidney transplant there are many factors to think about. You’ll want to consider the procedure itself. Finding a doctor who is an expert in this field is important. Dr. Alan Benvenisty Vascular Surgeon is a well-known vascular and endovascular surgeon in New York City. He has extensive expertise in kidney and renal transplant surgery.

Fall Foods For Your Heart

This time of year is filled with foods that are harvested in the fall. The cooler temperatures usher in a desire to cook and consume rich foods that are being displayed at your local farmers markets and grocery stores. There are some seasonal fruits and vegetables that are great for your heart health.