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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in 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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omar Esponda
14 years experience in 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Teichman
18 years experience in 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Kagan
30 years experience in 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in 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 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience in 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
AHA: I would follow a cardiac diet as recommended by the american heart association.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience in 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
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
36 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Yes but rare: If experiencing symptoms you can get evaluation of circulation by pressure measurements and ultrasound. If family history is strong you should have in ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience in Wound care
This is good: The exercise will help develope collateral circulation if the main arteries are stenotic.

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