1. Do you feel pain, tightness, tiredness or weakness in your legs when you walk?
  2. Do your legs feel better when you stop walking?
  3. Has a physician ever told you that your have poor circulation in your legs?
  4. Have you ever been told that you have blockage in your carotid arteries?
  5. Have you recently experienced TEMPORARY:
    1. Loss of vision in one eye?
    2. Slurred speech?
    3. Difficulty understanding what is being said to you?
    4. Weakness or numbness of an arm or leg on one side of your body?
  6. Do you have high blood pressure?
    1. If yes, for how long? ___Years
    2. Has it been difficult to get your blood pressure under control?
    3. Are you taking more than two blood pressure medications now?
  7. Do your legs swell?
  8. Have you had problems with blood clotting or phlebitis?
  9. Have you had or do you have an open sore on your legs, feet or toes that doesn't heal?
  10. Do you have a family history for enlarged arteries or aneurysms?

If you answered "Yes" to any of the questions above, you should consider seeing your doctor or a vascular specialist for further evaluation.


MedStar Washington Hospital Center offers the most comprehensive service in diagnosing and treating vascular disorders. A team of specialists thoroughly reviews each case to determine the best treatment for each patient. MedStar Washington Hospital Center has a complete range of diagnostic tests to determine the nature and extent of vascular conditions and implement the most sophisticated treatment strategies to return patients to good health.