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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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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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Can cayenne really help poor circulation?

Can cayenne really help poor circulation?

No: Very few supplements or even prescription medications have any impact on circulation. For pad there are a few medications that may improve walking distance, especially in conjunction with a walking program. Lifestyle modification such as smoking cessation clearly has an impact on progression of pad. ...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 can I do to help improve my poor circulation?

What can I do to help improve my poor circulation?

Poor circulation: Walking is great Aerobic activity Tight control of risk factors such as hypertension,diabetes,high cholesterol,and cessation of smoking ...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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What can help improve poor eyesight?

What can help improve poor eyesight?

See an eye doctor: It depends on the reason your eyesight is poor. There are many possible reasons, some serious and some not. You need to see an eye doctor regardless if you have poor eyesight. ...Read more

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What can I do to overcome poor blood circulation?

What can I do to overcome poor blood circulation?

Exercise: Exercising 30 to 40 minutes a day for 5 days week should help. You can start very slowly and gradually increase duration and intensity. Walking, biking, or swimming are recommended. ...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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What can cause poor circulation in your hands and feet?

What can cause poor circulation in your hands and feet?

Several: Heart disease, smoking, raynaud's syndrome, caffeine and diabetes can all contribute to poor circulation in the extremities. ...Read more

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What will help poor circulation and low blood pressure?

Exercise: Regular exercise should help. Apart from that healthy eating always helps. If the blood pressure stays low you need to be evaluated for other problems such as endocrine abnormalities. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause poor circulation in your legs?

Can diabetes cause poor circulation in your legs?

Diabetes/PAD: Absolutely, diabetes in well known to be associated with lower extremity circulation problems especially in the arteries below the knees. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can poor oral health lead to poor overall health?

Can you tell me how can poor oral health lead to poor overall health?

It's part of yobody: The mouth is loaded with bacteria and food products and acid waste products research has shown that the inflammation in gum disease is much like the inflammation in your blood vessels by your heart do a good job in keeping your mouth healthy your body will thank you. ...Read more

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What factors can lead to poor eyesight?

What factors can lead to poor eyesight?

Numerous: Too many reason for this short answer section. Add more specifics to allow answer or go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause poor circulation and tachycardia?

What could cause poor circulation and tachycardia?

Chicken or egg?: Depends on what you mean by "poor circulation. Rapidly beating hearts may pump blood inefficiently, reducing circulation in limbs & organs thus causing symptoms & complications. Or, clogging and hardening of the arteries may reduce blood flow to the heart, causing irregular rhythms like tachycardia. There are other more complex diseases that can also cause both. ...Read more

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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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What vitamins can help my circulation?

What vitamins can help my circulation?

None unless you have: Unless you are having a vitamin deficiency, then adding extra vitamins makes your urine very valuable. Most vitamins are water soluble, taking extra only makes them end up in the toilet. Taking extra fat soluble vitamins when you don't need them could make you sick. Ask your family doctor if you are having any deficiency. Most people in the usa are low on vitamin d. Correcting that might help. ...Read more

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What can help make blood flow better?

What can help make blood flow better?

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

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Can there be any good circulation body or leg posture which will help?

Can there be any good circulation body or leg posture which will help?

No, but certainly a: Supervised exercise program to help with increase development of collateral channels. These are minute vessels which with exercises become larger to allow for circulation to bypass a blocked site. Quitting to smoke and ensuring no one else smokes around you, would also help. So start going with exercises. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how blood circulation help the brain?

Can you tell me how blood circulation help the brain?

It's required: Your brain needs a continuous supply of oxygen and glucose. Those essential ingredients reach your brain through the blood circulation. In France, from 1793-1794, the Jacobins devised an efficient method of depriving the brains of about 40,000 citizens of their circulation instantaneously with devastating effects. ...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