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magnesium and peripheral artery disease

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Pain in legs is....: Usually leg pain brought about by exertion, since the extremities arteries are blocked and cannot supply enough blood causes rapid build up of lactic ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Gotvald
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vary Widely: The symptoms can include pain, numbness, weakness, wounds, gangrene, or slow healing of the affected extremity. The most common early sign is claudica ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Teichman
18 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Pain: According to the american heart association the symptoms of pad are: leg pain that does not go away when you stop exercising, foot or toe wounds that ... Read More
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Leg pain: Or claudication. Legs hurt or cramp due to poor flow when walking. Rest improves the symptoms. Loss of hair on the lower legs. Ulcers or sores of feet ... Read More
Dr. Joel Gotvald
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Artery Disease Legs: Peripheral artery disease, or "pad" is a blood vessel condition that is usually the result of progressive plaque build-up within the walls of arteries ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Kagan
30 years experience Vascular Surgery
Top 5: 1. Don't smoke 2. Control diabetes 3. Control blood pressure 4. Control diet 5. Exercise to name a few.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
This is good: The exercise will help develope collateral circulation if the main arteries are stenotic.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience Podiatry
Try walking: It may be in your best interest to try walking first to see if you develop any intermittent claudication. Over all walking may be better for you.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omar Esponda
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Narrowed arteries: Peripheral artery disease refers to a condition in which your leg arteries become narrowed due to atherosclerosis which limit the blood flow to your l ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Usually leg pain...: Usually leg pain brought about by exertion, since the extremities arteries are blocked and cannot supply enough blood causes rapid build up of lactic ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Low fat/cholesterol: The development of peripheral arterial disease (pad) is multi-factorial. Diet is one of the many contributing factors. This link gives a good general ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
AHA: I would follow a cardiac diet as recommended by the american heart association.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
It simple: A low-salt low-fat diet is the best for peripheral artery disease. There is no one food that is magical or in some way particularly curative of the co ... Read More

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