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Peripheral Arterial Disease : Symptoms And Diagnosis

Peripheral Arterial Disease : Symptoms And Diagnosis
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The main, usual symptoms of peripheral arterial disease is a cramping of painful muscle in the thighs, hips, or calves at the time of climbing stairs, walking, or exercising. Few minutes after the exercise is stopped, the pain of this disease normally vanishes due to it. The muscles in working position need extra blood flow.

Whereas, the muscles in resting position need little blood flow. If there is a blockage of blood flow because of the buildup of plaque, the muscles do not get sufficient blood at the time of exercise. The crampy pain also known as intermittent claudication, when occurred due to peripheral arterial disease, the muscles start warming the body, which is not receiving sufficient blood in the course of exercise for meeting the demand.

A number of people suffering from peripheral arterial disease have no signs or symptoms. However, the symptoms of peripheral arterial disease include:

Peripheral Disease :