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How to improve circulatory system?

How to improve circulatory system?

Exercise!: Exercise is best way to improve circulatory system as well as get/stay healthy. ...Read more

Lymphatic (Definition)

Arteries and veins carry blood around the body. Fluid leaks out and bathes the tissues and is returned to the heart by a system of vessels termed the lymphatic system. Without it fluid would accumulate in tissues ...Read more


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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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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 I improve poor blood circulation?

How can I improve poor blood circulation?

Having cold hands?: Keeping warm, active, don't smoke, and of course a healthy, balanced diet/exercise will help you maintain good health. Since u are 36 and possibley having cold hands/feet? I suspect you may have a vasospastic condition called raynaud's phenomenon. When exposed to cold, this can cause significant symptoms--color changes, pain etc..Keep warm, wear gloves. Consult doc for eval/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please advise how to significantly improve blood circulation to my legs?

Please advise how to significantly improve blood circulation to my legs?

Vascular: If you have questions and concerns regarding lower extremity blood flow....You should be evaluated by a vascular specialist. Meanwhile, don't smoke, watch intake of red meats, lower cholesterol, increase water intake.... Participate with high aerobic low impact exercises. ...Read more

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What can I do to improve poor blood circulation?

What can I do to improve poor blood circulation?

Know the cause: Unless you know the cause of your poor circulation, it will be hard to treat what you don't know the cause is. If you were to provide more of history, then we may help you better. ...Read more

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What does stretching do to improve circulation?

What does stretching do to improve circulation?

Movement: Stretching improves circulation by causing increased blood flow through the tissues. Lengthening muscles and tendons allows blood to move more freely through the blood vessels and also helps the heart beat faster to push blood faster through the vessels. ...Read more

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How to increase bloodcirculation to prevent amputation?

How to increase bloodcirculation to prevent amputation?

See vascular doc: Doctors that specialize in circulation will evaluate your circulatory status. Sometimes testing includes pressure measurements and at times angiography. Severe arterial blockage can be treated with ballon angioplasty or surgery. There are medications that can improve the circulation as well. A supervised exercise can improve arterial circulation. ...Read more

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How do you cure poor leg circulation?

How do you cure poor leg circulation?

Good question!: If you smoke, don't! take Aspirin 75 mg - 325 mg daily. Keep BP and blood sugar under control. Exercise daily. Even if it's just for 15 min. Eat a mediterranean or low fat diet and take a statin. Finally, if you have rest pain, non-healing ulcers or very limiting pain with walking, consider revascularization by balloon/stent or surgery. ...Read more

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How to improve immune sytem?

How to improve immune sytem?

Vaccines: You cannot improve your immune system, but you can utilize it to produce the antibodies that will protect you against many common but potentially quite severe illnesses. Get your tetanus, pertussis, and influenzal vaccines up to date. If you plan to travel, check the cdc website for recommendations for vaccines and prophylaxis necessary for the places you are going. Stay healthy, eat well. ...Read more

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What can help poor circulation?

What can help poor circulation?

Walking: Walking, exercise, quitting tobacco smoking (if one smokes).. To begin with. ...Read more

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Why my neck veins feel dry? Like poor circulation.. How to improve veins/circulation?

Why my neck veins feel dry? Like  poor circulation.. How to improve veins/circulation?

Normal: By dry I am assuming you mean empty. If you don't notice any bulging neck veins while standing up, that is pretty normal. You may see more bulging while lying down or especially if you are upside down. We look at neck veins to see if someone is fluid overloaded. This is not a very accurate/sensitive test. If you feel you are dehydrated, drink more fluids. ...Read more

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How does the lymphatic system promote disease resistance?

How does the lymphatic system promote disease resistance?

Drainage: Lymphatics are necessary for drainage of tissue fluid and are an essential part of the Immune system. It's a way for germs and debris that get carried by the lymphatic fluid to come in contact with and get processed by the immune system along the way in lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can lymphoma affect the lymphatic system and circulatory system?

Can you tell me how can lymphoma affect the lymphatic system and circulatory system?

Yes it can: Lymphoma is a cancer arising in the lymphatic system which is connected to the circulatory (blood) system. The disease typically begins in the lymph glands and travels as cancerous cells(lymphocytes) in the blood and may also involve the bone marrow. Most patients will present with enlarged lymph glands or with changes in the blood. ...Read more

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What causes the lymphatic system to function improperly?

Interrupted flow: Several things can interrupt, constrict or obstruct the flow of lymph through the lymphatics Local surgery or radiation, tumors, parasitic infiltration are some. If you are asking about peripheral edema like swelling of an extremity then cardiovascular conditions can too. Lymphocytes are immune system cells that inhabit lymph nodes which requires a different response if that's what you meant ...Read more

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How does your lymphatic system work?

Tissue swelling: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct and then to the bloodstream, where it is recirculated back to the tissues.Tissues with lymphedema are at risk of infection and ulcer. Yes I am certified in lymphatic therapy. We use fda approved lymphedema laser therapy for lymph drainage. ...Read more

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How to improve body?

How to improve body?

Improve what part?: Improve your cardiovascular system or your appearance or reduce your percent of body fat? Please be more specific. Light exercise daily will improve your body overall however being consistent is the key so pick an exercise you love. ...Read more

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How can I help poor circulation and help to get a body part un-swollen?

How can I help poor circulation and help to get a body part un-swollen?

Location?: This depends on where the swelling is located. Also on what is meant by "poor circulation". Arterial blockages may need to be opened up with surgery or angioplasty. Vein problems can be managed in a variety of ways. Recommend evaluation by vascular specialist. ...Read more

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How does your cardiovascular system respond to exercise?

How does your cardiovascular system respond to exercise?

Exercise : The first response to exercise is to increase heart rate and then blood pressure. This is the followed by several physiologic responses such as shunting blood to the muscles and the use of both Amino Acids from proteins and fats for production of energy. There are other long term changes that take place also. ...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