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Adequate Blood Circulation
How to know if blood circulation through the body is ok esp kidney.R serum Cr N random urine test sufficient to check kidney functioning?
Usually a: serum BUN/Cr and basic urinalysis/sediment will demonstrated if there are any concerning kidney issues going on. Remember kidney dysfunction/disease has many causes beyond just appropriate circulation of blood; as in you can have good blood flow and still have kidney disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Problems of "blood circulation" can be variously and broadly defined. Can be as simple as cool extremities with normal blood vessels, or as severe as possible loss of limbs due to significantly blocked vessels. Also depends on whether the problems are arterial or venous. So recommendations for "improvement" depend on cause. Risk factor control, exercise, judicious medication use are options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gradual exercise: Although some medications and surgical procedures can restore compromised leg blood circulation, progressive exercise may stimulate "collateral" circulation. Unfortunately there may be genetic factors involved as well, since not all patients have ability to form new vessels. ...Read more
It depends.: It depends probably on your weight, health, physical condition, and diet. Good exercise can help this a lot, along with weight loss. These often go hand & hand. They can also improve your health, which is part genetic and part what you make of it. A healthy diet of limited fats, sugars, and especially salt can really help blood flow by lowering pressure and lowering risk for atherosclerosis. ...Read more
Circulation: If you are concerned about your circulation, you should see your doctor and be evaluated. In general we recommend a mediterranean diet, minimum half hour of aerobic exercise a day, not smoking and taking care of diabetes, hyprtension and any other risk factors you may have. ...Read more
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