Meaning of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

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    Many people dismiss leg pain as a normal sign of aging. You may think its arthritis, sciatica or just “stiffness” from getting older. For an accurate diagnosis, consider the source of your pain. PAD leg pain occurs in the muscles, not the joints.  Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) in the Legs or lower extremities is the narrowing or blockage of the vessels that carry blood from the heart to the legs.
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