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Is peripheral vascular disease the same thing as hypertension?

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Dr. David Wilson
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: No

Hypertension is abnormally high blood pressure.
This can contribute to a different problem- peripheral vascular disease (otherwise known as pad, "hardening of the arteries, " atherosclerosis, and other names).

In brief: No

Hypertension is abnormally high blood pressure.
This can contribute to a different problem- peripheral vascular disease (otherwise known as pad, "hardening of the arteries, " atherosclerosis, and other names).
Dr. David Wilson
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In brief: No

Hypertension is a sustained elevation in one's blood pressure.
Peripheral vascular disease is when you develop plaques in the peripheral arteries that can progress to blockages.

In brief: No

Hypertension is a sustained elevation in one's blood pressure.
Peripheral vascular disease is when you develop plaques in the peripheral arteries that can progress to blockages.
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