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What are the health consequences of poor circulation?

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Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Higher risk of death

Poor circulation, as defined by a decreased ankle brachial index (abi), a test easily performed in the office by your doctor, increases the risk of death, heart attack, and stroke.
The good news is that once diagnosed, medical management and lifestyle changes can help. The most important lifestyle change is to quit smoking immediately.

In brief: Higher risk of death

Poor circulation, as defined by a decreased ankle brachial index (abi), a test easily performed in the office by your doctor, increases the risk of death, heart attack, and stroke.
The good news is that once diagnosed, medical management and lifestyle changes can help. The most important lifestyle change is to quit smoking immediately.
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