I would like to know what to do about the above problem with my legs? Current Dr. just says lose weight and exercise. I have also read about Plavix? Is this something I should check into. I am getting extremely worried because of my dad dying of heart attack at such an early age with no big health problems.
Given the information you supplied, you might be experiencing peripheral artery disease. In peripheral artery disease leg pain doesn't go away when you are still. An ankle-brachial index can rapidly and easily help with diagnosing peripheral artery disease. Several treatments including: physical activity, a diet low in cholesterol, smoking cessation and certain medications might be suggested by your doctor. In severe cases angioplasty might be needed.
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