Call your doctor if you consistently suffer from cramps, aching, numbness or disproportionate fatigue in your leg muscles or buttocks when you exercise. Call immediately if you have these symptoms at rest or when any part of your leg or foot suddenly turns numb, cold, pale or a bluish color.
In most people with peripheral vascular disease, leg symptoms remain stable. About 10% to15 % of patients improve, and about 15% to 20% get worse. Prognosis is better...Read more
Peripheral artery disease (P.A.D.) is a common circulatory problem, where narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to your limbs. P.A.D. is more... Read more »
The impact of smoking on cancer has been widely promoted, but its relationship to vascular disease is less known by the public. Veins and arteries... Read more »