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What are the symptoms of bad circulation in the leg?

What are the symptoms of bad circulation in the leg?

Claudication: Bad circulation can cause intermittent claudication and or ischemic ulcers. Need to consult 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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Are cinarizina and stugeron the same thing and are they used for treating poor circulation? A symptom is bad memory

Are cinarizina and stugeron the same thing and are they used for treating poor circulation? A symptom is bad memory

Cinnarizine : Cinnarizine is an antihistamine that is not available in the United States or canada. In other countries it goes by names including stugeron (a brand name) and cinarizina (a spanish generic name). According to foreign websites, it is used for motion sickness, but may have some ability to relax blood vessels. Many antihistamines cause sleepiness and confusion, particularly in susceptible people. ...Read more

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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

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What are signs of bad circulation?

What are  signs of bad circulation?

From nothing: To possible arterial blockages.
Check, blood pressure, pulses, have an exam .
Some other conditions, diabetes, endocrine issues can cause the feeling without any critical blockages.
Severe with cold digits or limbs, to gangrene if not repaired timely.
Also depends on part of body-brain stroke
heart attack
kidney failure. ...Read more

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How do I get improve bad circulation?

How do I get improve bad circulation?

Get to cause first: You should try to figure out the cause before applying these remedies. It could be a herniated disk, or a pinched nerve, or thyroid or nerve dysfunction. That said, massage hands with rosemary, lavender or eucalyptus oil; gentle stretching; cook with turmeric and black pepper; garlic, ginger. Try taking ginkgo biloba as a supplement. ...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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How are some ways to get improve bad circulation?

How are some ways to get improve  bad circulation?

Lifestyle Changes: Exercise, weight loss, and compression stockings are great ways to improve circulation within your body, especially to your legs. As we get older the valves in or veins that help return blood to the heart don't work right. By exercising you keep your blood flow strong and heart and muscles healthy. Weight loss reduces excess stress on veins while compression stockings reduce swelling. ...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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I have been told I have bad circulation but how do I resolve this?

Depends: "bad circulation" is a general term often used to refer to many different things. You should see your doctor for a more accurate diagnosis. Depending on your symptoms, physical exam findings, and specific tests that can be done, it can be determined if there is a problem with either the arteries or the veins. What can be done will depend on what the specific problem is. ...Read more

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How would i find out for sure if I have bad circulation are there any checks i can do myself ?

How would i find out for sure if I have bad circulation are there any checks i can do myself ?

See a doctor: There are some signs like no hair on the tops of toes and weak pulses in the lower extremities, and calf pain with walking. But, if you think you may have poor circulation, you should see a doctor soon. ...Read more

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What causes bad circulation feet?

Arterial blockage: Genetics, hypertension, diabetes, renal failure, african american, smoking. ...Read more

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Why would I have bad circulation in my legs?

Smoking and heredity: Smoking and heredity would be the 2 most common factors. ...Read more

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What's assigns a bad circulation in your legs

What's assigns a bad circulation in your legs

Calf pain w/ walking: Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) usually presents with pain or cramping in the calf muscles of the legs when you walk for a distance, usually worse if walking uphill, that goes away when you stop. Other signs would be slowly healing wounds of the legs or feet, like several months. ...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?

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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I ave bad circulation in my hands and I was wondering if wearing gloves would help?

I ave bad circulation in my hands and I was wondering if wearing gloves would help?

Cold Hands: Generally cold hands do not indicate a serious medical condition. They usually are due to the blood vessels in your hand being sensitive to cold and constricting due to exposure. Yes, gloves will help. These days, even heated gloves are available for this purpose. They have a battery in them, and they work like an electric blanket, giving heat to your hands. ...Read more

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What causes bad circulation in feet and legs and how is it treated?

What causes bad circulation in feet and legs and how is it treated?

Bad LE circulation: Poor leg/foot circulation is caused by a combination of things like:
your inherited genes, lifestyle choices like poor dietary habits, cigarette smoking, associated conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. No single thing causes it, but rather the combination of many factors such as some of those listed above. ...Read more

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Could bad circulation cause slurred speech?

Yes: Blockage of the carotid artery can cause transient episodes of slurred or garbled speech. These are called transient ischemic attacks or tias. Tias put the patient at a high risk of having a stroke and so evaluation is warranted. ...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