131 Possible Causes for Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis in USA

  • Hyperlipidemia
    Arteriosclerosis Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis

    Statins are not better than fibrates when lowering triglyceride levels. … Specific lipid-lowering therapy may be required in certain circumstances. … Exercise and moderate consumption of ethanol raise HDL levels, whereas obesity and smoking lower it.[1] [2]

  • Arteriosclerosis
    Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis

    Monckeberg's arteriosclerosis or medial calcific sclerosis is seen mostly in the elderly, commonly in arteries of the extremities. … Among the signs/symptoms of arteriosclerosis are: sudden weakness, facial or lower limbs numbness, confusion, difficulty understanding speech and problems seeing. … prevented, even in individuals genetically programmed for this type of disease, if subjects follow a healthy lifestyle, observe a low-fat diet, and take LDL-cholesterol lowering[3] [4]

  • Diabetes Mellitus
    Arteriosclerosis Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis

    A 2016 review found potential harm to treating lower than 140 mmHg. … Medications used to treat diabetes do so by lowering blood sugar levels. … The goal of treatment is an HbA1C level of 6.5%, but should not be lower than that, and may be set higher.[5]

  • Chylomicronemia Syndrome
    Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis
  • Cockayne Syndrome
    Arteriosclerosis Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis

    Cockayne syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive multisystem condition characterized by dwarfism, birdlike facies, premature aging, photosensitivity, progressive neurological dysfunction and intellectual deficit. Patients who have the Cockayne Syndrome show the following: Poor feeding This is seen during infancy but in…[6]

  • Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis
    Lower Extremity Pain
  • Polycythemia Vera

    This treatment removes excess red blood cells and lowers blood viscosity. … However, interferon alfa 2b had a lower transformation rate and no severe hematological adverse effects. … The extreme number of circulating blood cells causes the blood to be more viscous increasing the risk of blood clot formation.[7] [8]

  • Morbid Obesity
    Lower Extremity Pain Arteriosclerosis

    Morbid obesity or clinically severe obesity is a condition characterized by body mass index (BMI) over 40 kg/m2, and involves serious health consequences. Morbid obesity is associated with a number of comorbidities that enhance the risk of mortality. Weight problems with symptoms of associated complications are the…[9]

  • Menopause

    However, reporting of vasomotor symptoms is still significantly lower than North America. … The sudden and complete drop in hormone levels usually produces extreme withdrawal symptoms such as hot flashes, etc. … Other factors that can promote an earlier onset of menopause (usually 1 to 3 years early) are smoking cigarettes or being extremely thin.[10]

  • Myxedema

    One of the hallmarks of Grave's disease is pretibial myxedema, myxedema of the lower limb. … Myxedema can occur in the lower leg (pretibial myxedema) and behind the eyes (exophthalmos). … One manifestation of myxedema occurring in the lower limb is pretibial myxedema, a hallmark of Graves disease, an autoimmune form of hyperthyroidism.[11]

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  1. Hyperlipidemia, Symptoma
  2. Hyperlipidemia, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Arteriosclerosis, Symptoma
  4. Arteriosclerosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Diabetes mellitus, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Cockayne Syndrome, Symptoma
  7. Polycythemia Vera, Symptoma
  8. Polycythemia vera, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  9. Morbid Obesity, Symptoma
  10. Menopause, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  11. Myxedema, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0