adjective. ['ˌɪntɝˈmɪtənt'] stopping and starting at irregular intervals.
- intermittens (Latin)
noun. disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet.
- intermittent claudication
Example sentences of the word intermittent-claudication
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The ADA states that exercise stimulates blood flow to the feet and can help reduce the symptoms of intermittent claudication, a condition caused by poor circulation that causes pain when walking uphill or on hard surfaces.
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The University of Maryland Medical Center indicates that compounds within ginkgo may help to improve blood flow in patients suffering from intermittent claudication, help protect your retinas from age-related macular degeneration and help treat glaucoma.
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Research shows ginkgo supplementation is beneficial in treating intermittent claudication (pain from poor circulation in the legs) and for memory enhancement when taken in doses greater than 240 mg/day.
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The University of Maryland Medical Center explains that people who have impaired circulation to the legs, known as intermittent claudication, have experienced relief from the administration of ginkgo biloba 23.