Leg discomfort could signify heart disease

GOTTA HAVE HEART—Dr. Shawn Skillern, right, and a West Coast vascular nurse share a laugh with patient Craig Ringler.
You’re out walking or you’re at home, climbing the stairs. Your legs or feet ache. Maybe they start to cramp. You get relief when you stop moving because the pain goes away.
It’s just part of aging, right? Not necessarily.
Discomfort in your legs or feet during the day could indicate something serious—Peripheral Arterial Disease or P.A.D., which affe...

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