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Beth Kassanoff, M.D.

Internist, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas

Latest by Beth Kassanoff, M.D.

A woman with back pain from sciatica.
Treatment

Got Sciatica? These Treatments May Help

Sciatica often goes away on its own, but symptoms may last more than six weeks. Try these tips to help ease your pain.

Symptoms

Treating Peripheral Artery Disease

Leg pain—in both women and men—could signal the presence of peripheral artery disease, a cardiovascular disorder characterized by insufficient blood flow to the legs.

Risk Factors

How to Deal With Nighttime Leg Cramps

Also known as a charley horse, it is associated with conditions such as dehydration, certain drugs, and chronic disease.