Re: [IP] Swelling in my legs/Exercise
The term "shin splints" refers to pain along the shinbone (tibia) -- the
large bone in the front of your lower leg. Shin splints are common in
runners, dancers and military recruits.( also in people who don't excercise
On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 3:18 PM, d-d <email @ redacted> wrote:
> What are shin splints? If it's what I think it is, it's peripheral artery
> disease. It causes the muscles in your legs to lock up in pain and you
> have to rest for several minutes in order to walk. I had stents placed in
> both of my femoral arteries (the ones in my thighs) 15 years ago. In order
> to keep them from closing up again, I have to walk and not ride a bike
> (although bike-riding is permitted) because the muscles affected are the
> ones used in walking. Walking places a demand for the arteries with the
> stents in them to deliver oxygen. I eat a low carbohydrate, higher fat,
> medium protein diet in order to reduce inflammation (and that means no
> wheat, no sugar).
> Denise Br.
> On 3/22/2014 12:50 PM, Kerry Thorne wrote:
> ... my legs were killing me with shin splints and its not very far. I try
> to take the stairs to my office which is on the 3rd floor, by half way up
> the 2nd flight I sound like a old smoker wheezing and puffing but i keep
> doing it. Im 5'7 and 215lbs and 39 yrs old and I feel like im pushing 60.
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