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Peripheral Artery Disease Triples Stroke Risk

The incidence of peripheral artery disease (PAD)—a condition in which a buildup of atherosclerotic plaque blocks or narrows arteries in the legs or pelvis—has jumped 24 percent from 2000 to 2010, according to a study published August 2013 in The Lancet. The increase is especially worrisome because PAD triples the

Know the Four Cardiovascular Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Maintaining good cardiovascular health is about more than eating a healthy diet, exercising every day, quitting smoking and taking your medications as prescribed. It’s also essential that you respond appropriately to changes in your health, especially when those changes could indicate a problem with your heart or the rest of

Ease the Pain from Spinal Stenosis with Simple Exercises

If you have arthritis and/or a previous injury to the spine, you are at risk for spinal stenosis—a narrowing of the space at the center of the spine, in the canals where nerves branch out from the spine, and/or in the space between the vertebrae.
“The narrowing of the

Finding Solutions to Sciatica

Chances are you’ve heard the term “sciatica” used broadly to describe low-back pain.
In many cases, the term is a misnomer. Sciatica originates in the nerves and other structures of the lower back, but a number of other, non-spinal conditions can produce the buttock and leg pain that characterize sciatica.

Better Treatment For Leg Pain Confirmed

Atherosclerosis in the legs can lead to intermittent claudication, or leg pain that occurs with walking and is relieved with rest. Regular exercise is known to improve the ability to walk farther before pain sets in. Researchers recently discovered that a supervised exercise program alone can increase walking distance fourfold.

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