High cholesterol: Three sensations indicating you are at risk of 'developing gangrene'

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Another warning sign that you could develop gangrene down the line is feeling pins and needles in your legs.

Alternatively, maybe you have lost all feelings in your legs, meaning they are numb.

HRIUK explained: “The reduced blood flow to the limbs can lead to the limb developing gangrene, where it starts to decay and die.

“There is no cure for gangrene. The only treatment option is to amputate the affected limb to prevent the gangrene from spreading further in the body.”

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