Testing for Healthy Blood Vessels
The condition of the blood vessels in your body will affect your overall health. At Westgate Family Physicians, we offer a variety of vascular services to diagnose abnormalities in your arteries and veins that could ultimately lead to serious diseases such as a stroke, heart attack, blood clots, artery disease, hypertension, pulmonary embolisms, deep vein thrombosis and even death. Any abnormality of blood flow in the body is a serious condition that needs to be diagnosed and treated quickly.
- Carotid artery testing
- Aortic aneurism screening
- Testing for arterial / venous circulation
Being obese, having Type 2 diabetes, smoking and other risk factors can increase your risk for developing a vascular disease in Spartanburg. With over 100,000 miles of blood vessels in your body, there is ample opportunity for any part of this vast network to become diseased. Depending on the area affected, vascular disease can cause difficulty walking, kidney failure, foot pain, abdominal pain, chest pain, memory problems and a whole host of other serious and life-threatening symptoms.
To learn more about blood vessel tests, please contact us at (864) 574-0700 or click here to request an appointment online.