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Peripheral artery disease (PAD)


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Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a condition that hinders the flow of blood to your limbs. The arms and legs are common sites of impact. Cramping in your hips, thighs, or calves following physical activity, leg pain and numbness, hair loss, slow growing toenails, and changes in your leg colour are some of the many symptoms of PAD. Connect with your health care provider if you are experiencing symptoms of PAD or if you have no symptoms but are over 65, over 50 with a history of smoking or diabetes, or under 50 and have PAD risk factors (e.g., hypertension and diabetes), as you may need to be screened.


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causes, complications, prevention, treatment , supervised exercise program, surgery , angioplasty , medication , foot care, smoking cessation , healthy diet

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Rated on: 4/9/2021 8:52:27 AM

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