Items Tagged ‘narrowing of the leg arteries’

February 23, 2012

Aspirin, Walking Can Reduce Leg Pain From Narrowed Arteries


Low-dose aspirin may be just as effective as the more expensive Plavix when combined with a walking program to treat leg pain that’s associated with narrowing of the leg arteries. What’s known as peripheral artery disease, or PAD, can cause pain in the legs during walking because of decreased blood supply in the legs. This […]

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Tags: effectiveness of aspirin, intermittent claudication, interventional cardiologist, narrowing of the leg arteries, PAD, peripheral artery disease, Plavix, Verghese Mathew

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