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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. Dariush Saghafi
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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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What is a sign of bad circulation in the face?

What is a sign of bad circulation in the face?

Symptoms?: The neck and face are generally so well supplied with blood that there is almost no such thing. There is a condition called temporal arteritis where the blood vessels near the temple becomes inflamed and causes pain. ...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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Could having hypoglycemia cause you also to have bad circulation?

Could having hypoglycemia cause you also to have bad circulation?

Not likely: Hypoglycemia is not usually thought to cause atherosclerosis. The two are not typically related. Low blood pressure which can be associated with hypoglycemia can appear like bad circulation. ...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

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