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How to improve blood circulation in the feet?

How to improve blood circulation in the feet?

Exercise: Move your legs.Walk, but if you have calf pain see a vascular specialist. ...Read more

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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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In what way can you restore blood circulation in fingers?

In what way can you restore blood circulation in fingers?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the reduced circulation. If the cause is Raynauds, there are very effective meds for this issue. ...Read more

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How can chiropractic therapy increase blood circulation in the body?

Body relaxation: Any mucsle massage causes relaxation of muscles that leads to blood vessels to dilate and increase circulation. ...Read more

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How can the human body prevent blood clotting in the normal vascular system?

How can the human body prevent blood clotting in the normal vascular system?

Blood thinner: Shouldn't have to do anything. Why? Blood thinners (anticoagulants) are the most common drugs used to prevent clotting. It depends, though, on the risk and individual circumstances. ...Read more

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How to increase blood circulation in leggs?

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How to increase blood circulation in leggs?

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

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How can a blood clot in your upper leg affect your body ?

How can a blood clot in your upper leg affect your body ?

Blood clot: This is usually in a vein. The real danger is that it can travel to the lungs and cause a life threatening pulmonary embolus with death. ...Read more

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How to increase blood circulation in legs after gangrene?

How to increase blood circulation in legs after gangrene?

Ambulate: You asked how to increase blood circulation after gangrene. You have concerns about low blood pressure in the legs. The best advise would be to walk as much as you can tolerate. We know that patients who start an exercise program of walking until the feel pain i the legs are able to increase their walking overtime. These patients improve their circulation. ...Read more

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How to improve spinal cord blood circulation? Will increase in blood circulation help to recover myelitis??

How to improve spinal cord blood circulation? Will increase in blood circulation help to recover myelitis??

No: Assuming you have normal arteries, the spinal cord gets just exactly the degree of perfusion it needs; no more, no less. The brain and spinal cord need very high blood flow. Even if you could affect that, which you can't, it wouldn't help at all with an inflammatory disease. The damage, sorry to say, is done. ...Read more

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How can high glucose level in blood lead to impaired blood circulation in the legs?

Great Question!: Very quickly, high sugar levels lead to increased damage to blood vessels at all levels, especially where those vessels are very small. This causes the blood to slow and then not flow at all. When that happens, the tissue effected dies leading to gangrene. It occurs in the legs, but also in the brain (stroke), the heart (heart attack) and kidneys (renal failure) as well. ...Read more

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How can the hemoglobin level in the body be increased?

How can  the hemoglobin level in the body be increased?

Depends: Depends on the reason that it is low. About the only thing that you can do on your own is dietary. If you have anemia because of low iron or vitamin deficiency, then improving your diet may help. ...Read more

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How can blood clots develop in the body?

How can blood clots develop in the body?

Coagulation: Blood clotting is a process called coagulation that prevents excessive bleeding when blood vessels injured. Platelet (a type of blood cell) and proteins in plasma (the liquid part of blood) work together to form a clot over the injury. Typically, body will naturally dissolve the blood clot after the injury has healed. ...Read more

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How can the body supply glucose to the brain cells if there is no carbohydrates in your diet?

How can the body supply glucose to the brain cells if there is no carbohydrates in your diet?

Gluconeogenesis: Gluconeogenesis is the process of making glucose from other fuels, and your body can do this from protein and fat. Mainly the liver does this. However, it is virtually impossible to eat a diet with "no carbs". Very low carb diets cause excessive ketosis, which causes a lot of symptoms. ...Read more

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What helps in proper circulation of blood to the pennis?

Here are some ...: There has been no known drugs or supplements which may specifically enhance circulation to the penis although maintaining free-flow circulation to all tissues and organs of the body is the surest way to give us a best possible opportunity to look nicer, feel better, & live longer. But in real life, only few people are willing & able to do so; the answer is healthy lifestyle without overindulgence. ...Read more

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How does the heart get oxygen if it's the organ that pumping the blood to the rest of the body?

How does the heart get oxygen if it's the organ that pumping the blood to the rest of the body?

Oxygen: Oxygenated blood leaves the pulmonary circulation and is pumped through the left side of the heart. After it goes through the aortic valve oxygenated blood flows in both systole and diastole through the coronary arteries into the heart muscle. ...Read more

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How can blood glucose be maintained in the body?

How can blood glucose be maintained in the body?

By a countless: Number of checks and balances. Primarily, Insulin is secreted to lower blood sugar after you eat, and glucagon is secreted to increase blood sugar inbetween meals and during exercise - both as necessary. A variety of other hormones also play a role, as do changes in the functioning of multiple internal organs. It's a very complicated and fascinating interactive ballet. ...Read more

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What can I do to improve blood circulation in the penis in flaccid state?

What can I do to improve blood circulation in the penis in flaccid state?

Erectile dysfunction: Regardless of whether your penis is flaccid or erect, it's important to quit smoking and optimize blood pressure, cholesterol & sugars. See your Family Doc about all medications that you're taking along w/dietary supplements. Also choose to eat healthy foods & exercise regularly. Taking care of your heart & brain will also take care of penile health. ...Read more

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What can help lack of blood circulation in the legs?

What can help lack of blood circulation in the legs?

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