SIGNS and SYMPTOMS
The most common symptoms of PAD are cramping, pain or tiredness in the leg or hip muscles while
walking or climbing stairs.
Typically, this pain goes away with rest and returns when you walk again.
- Many people mistake the symptoms of PAD for something else.
- People with peripheral arterial disease have four to five times more risk of heart attack or stroke.
- Left untreated, PAD can lead to gangrene and amputation.
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