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A 44-year-old member asked:

How can i go running with peripheral artery disease?

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Dr. Robert Dorsey
37 years experience
This is good: The exercise will help develope collateral circulation if the main arteries are stenotic.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

Any advice about jogging or running with peripheral artery disease?

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Dr. Marshall Solomon
Podiatry 49 years experience
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.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of peripheral artery disease?

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Dr. Adam Teichman
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 20 years experience
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 won't heal or heal very slowly, gangrene, a marked decrease in the temperature of your lower leg or foot particularly compared to the other leg or to the rest of your body.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What are peripheral artery disease symptoms?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
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 acid! pad is associated with all risk factors for atherosclerosis, particularly smoking! treating risk factors is most important in preventing worsening of the disease! stop smoking! pad is associated with heart attack or stroke!
A 40-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me about peripheral artery disease ?

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Dr. Omar Esponda
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
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 legs. It is usually rare in people that are less than 40 years of age but depending on risk factors and family history one can develop it earlier. Can be diagnosed by taking blood pressure at your legs and comparing it to the arms.

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