wondering if my symptoms, together, mean anything. I'm a 50-year-old male, a little overweight but fairly active (I play soccer once a week or so). I've had asthma my entire life, pretty easily managed with meds before I exercise and otherwise not too intrusive. My joints are very stiff--I'm extremely stiff after I've been sitting and feel like a 90-year-old man when I try to get up after sitting on the floor. From what I gather, the symptoms don't seem to indicate arthritis. I have rashes on my feet and hands that don't seem to heal, and a couple of my toenails are discolored. I have heart disease in my family. And I have gum disease, which I've read is linked to heart disease.
Could these things, together, be signs of early heart disease? or a circulatory disease of some kind?
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