Muscle Cramps

Plaque Buildup and Peripheral Artery Disease

…tiredness, heaviness and, often, cramping. To combat the condition, doctors often use drugs, angioplasty, or surgery in peripheral artery disease treatment. A Different Tack for Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment Instead of drugs or invasive therapies, I focus on the muscle cells and how to get rid of their…

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What Your Feet Say About Your Heart: Peripheral Artery Disease 101

…Omega-3s (1-2 grams of fish or squid oil daily). It's also important to focus on the muscle cells. That's because as muscles are used, they burn energy and release waste. This waste causes the cells in the muscles to swell and press against adjacent blood vessels. In a person whose arteries are already…

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