What can cause pain and sensitivity to cold in my legs?

What can cause pain and sensitivity to cold in my legs?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Shifts in temperature can make arteries in the legs to have spasms, causing pain.

Watch the video to find out more from Dr. Oz about why you have pain and sensitivity to cold in your legs.

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