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Peripheral Artery Disease: “Why Are My Legs Cramping When I Walk?”

“For the last six months or so, I’ve been having problems with my hips and legs cramping when I walk, although they feel better once I stop. I thought it was just because I’m getting old, but my friend was telling me about a leg vein disease called PAD. What can you tell me?”

Read here to learn more about peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD can be a sign of clogged arteries in other parts of your body as well, such as the heart, neck, or brain, putting you at increased risk for heart attacks and stroke.

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