High Cholesterol/Hyperlipidemia and Its Role/Causes in Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)


Overview: High Cholesterol and PAD Cholesterol is a type of fat (and a natural wax-like substance) mostly synthesized by your body, where it plays a role in various bodily processes, one of which is the formation of vitamin D. However, we also consume cholesterol in diet, and when taken in excess, it can build up in … Continue reading High Cholesterol/Hyperlipidemia and Its Role/Causes in Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

I’ve Been Diagnosed with Lower Extremity Venous Insufficiency


What Does This Mean And What Are My Options? What Is Lower Extremity Venous Insufficiency? To appreciate exactly what is lower extremity venous insufficiency, first, let’s see what happens in normal healthy veins. Healthy leg veins contain one-way valves that function to keep the blood flowing in one direction. In addition, muscle pumps, primarily in … Continue reading I’ve Been Diagnosed with Lower Extremity Venous Insufficiency

Hypertension and Its Role in the Causes of Peripheral Arterial Disease


What Is Hypertension? The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association defines hypertension, or high blood pressure (BP), as:1 elevated BP, with a top reading (called systolic pressure) between 120 and 129 mm Hg and the bottom number (called diastolic pressure) less than 80 mm Hg, and stage 1 hypertension, with the upper … Continue reading Hypertension and Its Role in the Causes of Peripheral Arterial Disease

I’ve Been Diagnosed with PAD


What Does a PAD Diagnosis Mean, and What Are My Options? What Is PAD? PAD, or peripheral artery disease, is a disease of the peripheral arteries—arteries that supply blood to the outer areas of your body, in particular, the legs. The key trigger is a buildup of plaque (fatty deposits) in the arteries of your … Continue reading I’ve Been Diagnosed with PAD

New Medical Office in Duncanville for Women with Fibroids


For Immediate Release: Duncanville, Texas — Dr. Suzanne Slonim, an interventional radiologist at Precision Vascular and Interventional, is excited to announce the opening of a new office in the southern Dallas area for treating women with fibroids. Construction of the new facility is complete and Dr. Slonim is consulting with patients as part of Fibroid Institute … Continue reading New Medical Office in Duncanville for Women with Fibroids

How Does Diabetes Injure the Arteries to Cause Peripheral Arterial Disease?


What do diabetes, arteries and peripheral arterial disease have in common? People with diabetes who have uncontrolled blood sugars for a long time are at high risk of developing blood vessel damage and peripheral artery disease (PAD). However, not every person with diabetes develops PAD. Results from the Framingham Heart Study show that up to … Continue reading How Does Diabetes Injure the Arteries to Cause Peripheral Arterial Disease?

Dr. Suzanne Slonim Is a Featured Speaker at Duncanville Rotary Club on April 2, 2019


For Immediate Release: Duncanville, Texas — Dr. Suzanne Slonim, an interventional radiologist at Precision Vascular and Interventional, is an expert on Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) as a treatment for fibroids. On April 2, 2019, the Duncanville Rotary Club will feature Dr. Slonim as a speaker to share her expertise with over 30 rotary club members … Continue reading Dr. Suzanne Slonim Is a Featured Speaker at Duncanville Rotary Club on April 2, 2019

Varicocele and Premature Ejaculation


Varicocele and Premature Ejaculation: How Are These Linked? Is There an Association Between Varicocele and Premature Ejaculation Along with Prostatitis Symptoms? Men with untreated varicoceles often show up with the complaint of “premature ejaculation,” or ejaculating too soon (abbreviated as PE). In fact, PE appears to be the only and major sexual complain in these … Continue reading Varicocele and Premature Ejaculation