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What Are The Symptoms Of Bad Circulation
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
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
kidney failure. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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