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What can I do for bad circulation?

What can I do for bad circulation?

Depends: Depends if means venous or arterial issue. If pad, controlling risk factors such as hypertension, increase cholesterol, weight management, improved diet. Excercise is beneficial. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Circulation (Definition)

1.Movement to and fro or around something, esp. That of fluid in a closed system. 2.The continuous motion by which the blood travels through all parts of the body under the action of the heart. Compliments ...Read more


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Can chocolate be used in treating bad circulation?

Can chocolate be used in treating bad circulation?

Adjunctively: Chocolate contains many compounds that appear to have a positive cardiovascular effect. The higher the percentage of cacao, the more potent the apparent benefit. While chocolate may be beneficial, there are no studies demonstrating it as an effective single agent therapy to treat significant underlying cardiovascular disorders. In addition, additional ingredients like sugar can cause worsening. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bad circulation?

What is the definition or description of: bad circulation?

Depends: This is a gernalized term and usually indicates poor arterial perfusion to an extremity. However, in my experience, docs also use it to indicate venous problems as well. ...Read more

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How do doctors test women for bad circulation?

How do doctors test women for bad circulation?

Ankle Brachial Index: When interpreted by an experienced physician, the ankle brachial index (abi) along with toe pressures and arterial waveforms is the best noninvasive indicator of poor circulation. In fact, decreased abi is a predictor of death, heart attack, and stroke and is a good way to identify people with vascular disease who may benefit from lifestyle change and medical treatment. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do about bad circulation from somking years ago?

What to do about bad circulation from somking years ago?

P.A.D.: Peripheral arterial disease (p.A.D.) can present as "poor circulation". This is easily diagnosed by non invasive tests by your pcp or vascular specialist. P.A.D. Can be a marker of c.A.D (coronary artery disease). ...Read more

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What are the best positions to sleep in if you have bad circulation?

What are the best positions to sleep in if you have bad circulation?

See detailed answer: Generally speaking, elevate your legs if you have venous insufficiency and lower your legs if you have arterial insufficiency. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a spo2 level of 100% and still have bad circulation?

Is it possible to have a spo2 level of 100% and still have bad circulation?

Yes: This just means that the oxygen carrying cells are full. The boat is fully loaded, so to speak. But the boat still needs to get to its destination, be unloaded, and the contents used. Clogged arteries, as in peripheral vascular disease, is one example where the loaded boats may not get where they need to be. Heart failure, where the boats can't move around effectively, is another example. ...Read more

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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes bad circulation and can you improve it?

Explain: What exactly do you mean by bad circulation. This could mean many different things. In general peripheral arterial disease is worse with high cholesterol and poorly controlled diabetes and high blood pressure. Controlling these risks and exercising can help. ...Read more

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What are the things that you can tell when you got bad circulation in your thigh I get pain and shock?

PAD: Pad (peripheral arterial disease) is a potentially dangerous circulation problem which not only threatens the limb but also the life. The sympotoms (based on the site of blockage) commonly include - cramping pain, fatigue of the legs, loss of hair, ulcers etc.. The symptoms as mentioned above are very predictable - you should develop pain after walking a particular distance. ...Read more

Bad Circulation (Definition)

This is a gernalized term and usually indicates poor arterial perfusion to an extremity. However, in my experience, docs also use it to indicate ...Read more