Smoked on and off for 35 yrs
Always training jogging cycling and gym.
Noticed leg pain in calves after walking 5 or so kms
Same when jogging. Shortness of breath when beginning
Training which remains manageable through training ---- thought that
The remnants of smoking --- gave up 5 yrs ago.
Turns out calf leg pain is one of the most common early indicators
Of Heart disease. With. Cholesterol level life long of 3.8 hasn't changed in
10 yrs this has come as a huge wake up call!
I've decided to have every test known to man and determine what
The level of damage is firstly.
Then the program to repair, stop and or avoid future damage.
While diet is ok---no fast food,I know sugar is my no 1 enemy.
So to portion size. I need to lose 20 kg.
But it's the low cholesterol yet strong symptoms of lack of oxygen
And blood flow to leg muscles that has me baffled.
I guess all will come out in the following weeks as blood tests/stress tests and
Whatever else is served up----fills in the picture.
I thought I'd post this up as I thought I was/am as fit as a mallee bull.
Aching legs---thought everyone suffered from that!
Lost a couple of mates from Heart disease--not that keen on joining the group!