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What is vascular disease?

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What is vascular disease? Vascular disease is when there is an abnormality involving either your arteries or your veins. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood to your extremities, while veins carry blood from your extremities back to your heart. This disease can either cause blockage or a ballooning or weakening of the blood vessels. While many people have heard of the hardening of the arteries or peripheral arterial disease, vein diseases are actually 10x more common than peripheral arterial disease.

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