Patient Comments: Peripheral Vascular Disease - Treatments


What forms of treatment, including lifestyle changes, have you tried for peripheral vascular disease? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Clarky, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: September 28

I suffer from peripheral vascular disease. I went to see a vascular surgeon who had an ultra sound done on my legs, at the conclusion of which he told me I had vascular disease and that there was no cure. My doctor put me on gabapentin three times a day but it does no good whatsoever. I have since gone to another vascular surgeon who is doing several tests. I go back for the final two on October 1st after which the surgeon will give me the results and hopefully some cure for my disease.

Comment from: IMC, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: August 17

I was told the test confirmed peripheral vascular disease. I wonder how safe it is to do the procedure at the doctor catheterization lab in office versus hospital outpatient.


Spider & Varicose Veins: Causes, Before and After Treatment Images See Slideshow

Subscribe to MedicineNet's Heart Health Newsletter

By clicking "Submit," I agree to the MedicineNet Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. I also agree to receive emails from MedicineNet and I understand that I may opt out of MedicineNet subscriptions at any time.