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June 2013 Blog Posts (2)

Lack of Circulation in the Leg

I notice several of you have problems with circulation in the leg.  I also suffer with this.  After walking a distance, my left leg will burn as if I just did 200 leg squats.  This is a condition of the AD causing this lack of circulation to the leg!  My GP put me on neurotin for this which made the pain about half as bad.  They have no intention of doing any surgeries for my AD or for the leg.

Added by Sonya McLendon on June 12, 2013 at 17:25 — 5 Comments

Sonya's Story

Hello my name is Sonya, I'm from Louisiana, and I have been out of the hospital for two months after a diagnosis of AD.  For me, this was not a disease I was unfamiliar with.  Five years ago, I buried my mother, who passed away two years after her first surgery for her dissection.  Upon a second surgery, her body could not handle it anymore!  She suffered severely and left me too soon, but she is free now!   Three years ago, my brother was hospitalized and also diagnosed with AD.  He also…

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Added by Sonya McLendon on June 11, 2013 at 19:57 — 1 Comment

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