Love Your Heart

Tips to live a heart healthy life:

Socks off!

At your next check-up, take off your socks and tell your doctor about any problems with your legs or feet. If you have a non-healing wound, find a local wound care center near you.

Get moving.

Physical activity increases the distance that people with PAD can walk without pain and helps decrease the risk of heart attack or stroke.

Eat more color.

The best way to get all of the vitamins, minerals and nutrients you need to keep a healthy heart is to eat a variety of colorful fruits and veggies.

Be a quitter.

Smoking is a major risk factor for PAD. Smokers may have four times the risk of PAD than nonsmokers.

The Impact of Heart Health on Wound Healing

The Impact of Heart Health on Wound Healing

1 in 2 Americans suffer from a cardiovascular disease. Coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease and other issues with the heart and vessels can cause blockages that obstruct the flow of blood.

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Learn the Facts

Each minute, someone in the U.S. dies from a heart disease-related event.

Americans have heart disease
Americans affected by chronic wounds
Americans affected by PAD
Americans have a venous ulcer right now

Heart Health Resources for Patients


Living a Heart Healthy Life

A healthy heart is a leading factor in wound healing.

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Controlling Swelling with Compression Stockings

What are compression stockings? Compression stockings are made to help control swelling in the feet, ankles and lower legs. Benefits of compression stockings include helping to squeeze these areas to prevent the buildup of fluid in the tissue. This buildup of fluid can be very painful. There are many different levels of compression in these…

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Controlling Swelling with Multi-layered Compression Wraps

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Caring for Your Ulcers

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Wound Debridement

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Skin Care and Wound Healing

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