Dr. Antonio Mesa

Pain is a symptom, it is not a diagnosis.

Dr. Antonio Mesa, Neurologist with Baptist Hospital Miami, explains how important it is to know this and how doctors are trained to look for the cause to treat the pain. Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), pelvic pain and opioids are correlated.

Dr. Antonio Mesa, Neurologist with Baptist Hospital Miami, explains what they have in common and how they affect a lot of people. When you hit your funny bone, it can feel like the worst pain in the world.

Dr. Antonio Mesa, Neurologist with Baptist Hospital Miami, explains why hitting the ulnar nerve can be so painful and what happens to the nerve. Diabetes, advanced age, high blood pressure and high cholesterol are risk factors of peripheral vascular diseases.

Dr. Antonio Mesa, Neurologist with Baptist Hospital Miami, explains which ones we can control and how they affect the body. Women are more affected when they have a peripheral artery disease than men.

Dr. Antonio Mesa, Neurologist with Baptist Hospital Miami, talks about why women suffer more from PAD and explains the prognosis for them. Ischemic ulcers mean reduced blood flow to parts of the body, and most ulcers occur on the legs and feet.

Dr. Antonio Mesa, Neurologist with Baptist Hospital Miami, explains the most common symptoms of ischemic ulcers. Peripheral vascular diseases are caused by the same kind of disease that causes heart attacks and strokes.

Dr. Antonio Mesa, Neurologist with Baptist Hospital Miami, explains a peripheral vascular disease encompasses venous diseases and arterial diseases. He talks about how the same risk factors that cause heart attacks and strokes will damage the arteries in the legs.

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