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Vascular disease is mainly caused by hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) due to a thickening of the artery lining from fatty deposits or plaques.
The arteries are blood vessels that supply blood, oxygen and nutrients to the body from the heart. Narrow, hardened arteries make it more difficult for blood to flow to the tissues causing that part of the body to have an inadequate blood supply. There are different symptoms, depending on where the disease is located. Vascular disease usually affects the arteries in the heart, brain and leg.
Vascular conditions treated include: