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Steer Clear of These 9 Artery and Vein Diseases

October 30, 2017

From the everyday Health website

Many diseases of the arteries and veins cause no symptoms until a potentially deadly problem like a heart attack or stroke develops. Arteries pump oxygen-rich blood from your heart to the rest of your body, and veins return the blood to your lungs to receive oxygen. Both types of vessels are vital to the circulation of blood throughout your body.

Understanding the health threats that can affect your arteries and veins, including blood clots, high cholesterol, and plaque buildup, will help you protect your health. Read on to learn about risks and preventive tips for each of these conditions.

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