Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) is common for people 50 and older, but many do not know what it is or what causes it. Fortunately, it’s a preventable disease and the symptoms are treatable. Early prevention is the best strategy for ensuring it doesn’t develop into a more serious case that requires medication or surgery.
When it comes to eyesight, it is normal to experience changes as you age. Once you reach 50 and beyond, vision screenings are not only beneficial, but it is also important to receive a comprehensive eye exam every two to four years as a preventative measure.