Circulatory Conditions

The circulatory system is responsible for the distribution of fluids throughout the body including blood. There are a number of diseases and conditions that can affect the circulatory system, blood veins and lymphatic system. Read more about the signs and symptoms of the disorders, diagnosis, treatment methods and more.

Precautions After Having Pulmonary Embolism

A pulmonary embolism, a condition that occurs when the artery that supplies the lung with blood becomes blocked, is a life-threatening condition that can cause death quickly if left untreated. Precautions after having pulmonary embolism include taking blood thinners and regularly moving the legs.

What is Raynaud's Disease and How is it Treated?

About 5% of all Americans have Raynaud’s disease. Symptoms vary widely in individuals as some are only mildly affected while others are severely debilitated. This article describes the two types of Raynaud’s disease as well as the various symptoms that accompany both types and their treatments.
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