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Vitamins Good For 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
Temporarily: Placing your feet in warm water (note: not steaming hot!) can help a bit with circulation, as can a heating pad or compress. Heat causes the blood vessels to dilate, allowing more volume of blood to pass through. If there is severe stenosis or blockage, this is not effective. See a vascular surgeon if you are having blood flow problems, as hot water is not a treatment on it's own. ...Read more
I need to find a good dr. In the houston medical center that only deals with poor circulation of the lowere extremities that causes swelling and pain ?
We were designed: To live "under the sun". Tanning is a natural mechanism that protects you if you fo it slowly and avoid burning. Uvl causes the skin to synthesize vitamin d and that is why vit d deficiency is widespread in the northern hemisphere because we have been brainwashed that the sun is dangerous. It is all part of a general health problem that involves diet, exercise and appropriate rest. ...Read more
Is there a treatment in form of medicine available to better circulation in lower legs apart from angioplasty and byass.Can nerve damage be reveresed?
Spinal Cord: A spinal cord stimulator has been shown to improve circulation. It is done regularly in Europe. It is approved in United States but most surgeons won't refer a patient for it. Can nerve damage be reversed. A nerve regrows for up to a year. Whatever damage remains after a year is unlikely to improve. ...Read more
See below: Soak in the bathtub. Warm water helps. ...Read more
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
See personal trainer: As we age some exersises may be easier to do to maintain and improve muscle tone.A good personal trainer can help here.A trainer can see if you are able to do simple curls/triceps extensions for your arms; hamstring curls and easy leg press or slr's for your legs.Squats can be difficult for buttocks and an ellyptical machine might be better.Many other exersises can be done @home and he/she can adv. ...Read more
Is there any medicine to increase circulation in the lower legs.Cousin has diabetes and his left leg has bad circulation as per doppler test done.help?
Pletal (cilostazol): Is a medicine known to increase lower extremity circulation and symptoms of claudication. There is an additional benefit of cardiac rehabilitation.... Monitored treadmill exercise program has been shown to increase distance before onset of claudication sxs. And also important that your cousins diabetes be optimally controlled. ...Read more
Will vitamin B12 injections help loss of sensation in the feet for an 81-year-old female with diabetic neuropathy?
What can cause the tendons in the top of your feet to cramp and draw/ have tried taking magnesium and eating foods with lots of potassium?
Recommendations...: ...are different if your goal is to: 1) repair a diseased liver; 2) reverse fatty liver; 3) aid eradication of viral hepatitis; 4) keep a cirrhotic liver compensated; 5) optimally maintain a healthy liver as healthy. How can we best help you here? By the way, you can't go wrong by minimizing alcohol intake regardless of which of the above conditions exist. ...Read more
What can cause neuropathy in my hands ,arms, feet and legs that gets worse with activity. They checked for diabetes, thyroid also vitamin issues none of those is the cause. ?
Problems: It is time to see a Neurologist! ...Read more
Approaches: Symptomatic relief for the pain, tingling, might use gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) cymbalta, tricyclic antidepressants, and do pay attention to foot protection to prevent infections. The medical food metanx has been shown to decrease some symptoms and regenerate at least small fibres, but seems to take close to a year. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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