Muscle cramping, swelling in the feet and legs, cold hands, widened small blood vessels: these are some of the warning signs of circulatory problems. Sedentary lifestyle and bad habits are among the main causes of these disorders, which are more common in the elderly, but are also becoming increasingly frequent in young people.
During the event held on 2nd December at Florim Gallery, Dr. Carlo Pepe – Director of the Department of Angiology and Phlebology, Sassuolo Hospital and Dr. Marcella Camellini – Cardiologist, Sassuolo Hospital, TS Coordinator AHA and Scientific Director Florim Health&Training project – explained the main pathologies and some of the most efficient remedies.
Find out more in the following two video highlights.
VIDEO BITE 1 | PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE: SYMPTOMS THAT SHOULD NOT BE IGNORED AND HOW TO PREVENT THEM
Peripheral arteriopathy is a widespread vascular disease, affecting 200 million people worldwide. Smoking, reduced physical activity, obesity and the presence of conditions such as diabetes increase the risk of developing this disease. Even though the disease is not fatal, it is still essential to treat it to reduce the possibility of heart attack and stroke, two conditions associated with it.
VIDEO BITE 2 | CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY AND RAYNAUD’S DISEASE
Cold hands and feet, swollen, heavy and aching legs are just some of the signs of poor circulation in the limbs. How can you detect symptoms and change your habits to minimise risk factors?
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