Your feet might not be the first place you think of when you hear heart health”, but they can tell you a lot about your cardiovascular system. Symptoms in your feet like pain, numbness, or swelling, could be indicative of serious heart problems or clogged arteries. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) and coronary artery disease (CAD) are two serious types of atherosclerosis that might manifest in your feet and signal restricted blood flow from plaque in your arteries.1

Understanding Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)