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Health Tip: Do Your Feet Have Poor Circulation?

(HealthDay News) -- Poor circulation of the legs and feet -- often a result of high blood pressure -- can lead to serious complications including open wounds that don't heal properly.

The American Podiatric Medical Association says warning signs of poor circulation in the legs and feet may include:

  • Frequent cramps in your legs and feet, especially when you exercise.
  • Open sores on the feet or legs that take a long time to heal or don't heal at all.
  • A change in the color or temperature of your legs or feet.
  • Loss of hair on your feet or legs.

-- Diana Kohnle

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