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Is peripheral vascular disease also known as hypertension or just happens together?

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Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Peripheral Vascular

In addition, hypertension is one of the risk factors associated with Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).
Poor management of these risk factors can put you at risk for PVD. Those risk factors are: 1. Smoking; 2. Diabetes; 3. Hypertension; 4. High Cholesterol; 5. Over the age of 50; 6. Family history of PVD. Being overweight can also contribute. Please see a Vascular Surgeon to be evaluated.

In brief: Peripheral Vascular

In addition, hypertension is one of the risk factors associated with Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).
Poor management of these risk factors can put you at risk for PVD. Those risk factors are: 1. Smoking; 2. Diabetes; 3. Hypertension; 4. High Cholesterol; 5. Over the age of 50; 6. Family history of PVD. Being overweight can also contribute. Please see a Vascular Surgeon to be evaluated.
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Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Not the same thing

Peripheral vascular disease is an inflammatory process whereby blockages form in the arteries throughout the body.
Hypertension is chronically elevated blood pressure. Although hypertension is a risk factor for atherosclerosis, not every patient with PVD has hypertension.

In brief: Not the same thing

Peripheral vascular disease is an inflammatory process whereby blockages form in the arteries throughout the body.
Hypertension is chronically elevated blood pressure. Although hypertension is a risk factor for atherosclerosis, not every patient with PVD has hypertension.
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
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