- Get some extra E
Take 400 to 600 IU of vitamin E every day to improve blood flow and increase walking capacity
- Try policosanol for your platelets
Reduce platelet stickiness and improve walking capacity by taking 10 mg of this natural supplement twice a day
- Trim the unhealthy fat
Avoid foods high in meat fat, dairy fat, and trans fat that raise the risk of changes in the arteries that lead to intermittent claudication
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