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What can you take if you have bad circulation in you legs?

What can you take if you have bad circulation in you legs?

Depends on the cause: "bad circulation" can mean a problem with the arteries or the veins. Some people just use that term to mean their feet get cold all the time. Smoking and diabetes are two common causes of circulation trouble. You should see your doctor to find out which kind of problem, if any, you might have. ...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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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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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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How can I reverse bad circulation in my legs?

How can I reverse bad circulation in my legs?

Not completely, but: First is it venous our arterial. I'll give you the vein answer. Increase the exercise of your legs and musculature. Avoid standing or sitting still for periods of time. Take a baby aspirin. ...Read more

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How can I reverse bad circulation in my legs?

How can I reverse bad circulation in my legs?

Stabilize: Unusual to reverse! but stop smoking, increase exercize to tolerance, get a thorough vascular opinion. Some need meds, intervention, or surgery to improve and avoid limb loss. ...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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My leg keeps falling asleep. Is this from bad circulation?

My leg keeps falling asleep. Is this from bad circulation?

Unlikely: The sensation of legs falling asleep is probably unrelated to your circulation. ...Read more

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My legs have a a purplish color. What can I do to improve bad circulation?

My legs have a a purplish color. What can I do to improve bad circulation?

Circulation: Purplish skin color, although disturbing in appearance, may not necessarily signify compromise circulation. If you have pulse present in your feet ( either on the front or the back), chances are your circulation is not that bad. If you do indeed have compromised circulation, looking for and treating the underlying cause would be the mainstay of a successful treatment. ...Read more

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Is it good to sit down with compression socks and legs proped up when u have bad circulation?

Is it good to sit down with compression socks and legs proped up when u have bad circulation?

What bad circulation: If your meaning of bad circulation is poor venous return (blood returning to the heart), then by all means, compression socks and elevated legs are great. If, however, you mean poor arterial flow, or bad pulse pressure (blood leaving the heart), The compression socks are a bad choice. They act as a weak tourniquet and along with elevating the legs, could aggravate existing vascular disease. ...Read more

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Is cardio chelate/with edta effective for p.A.D. Bad circulation in legs?

Is cardio chelate/with edta effective for p.A.D. Bad circulation in legs?

Chelation: N.?H did a study of chelation against placebo for peripheral arterial disease years ago with findings of no difference in outcomes . The authors concluded that chelation therapy was ineffective in treating peripheral arterial disease. ...Read more

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I have bad circulation in my legs. When i'm standing and doing my makeup or if i'm showering my legs get red and purple and itch. Any tips for this?

I have bad circulation in my legs. When i'm standing and doing my makeup or if i'm showering my legs get red and purple and itch. Any tips for this?

Consider Ted Hose: Consider ted hose, which help to compress the legs and push the blood back to your heart. Make sure you have good pulses, just behind the inside of you ankles, or on top of the foot, to make sure there is not problem with blood flow to the feet. During showering, lifting your legs 2-3x/every couple minutes, will help your muscles push the blood back to the heart. Discuss with your doctor first. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ulces on my ankels I do not have diabeties I was in an accident that damaged my legs so What to do if I have bad circulation. my doctors have?

What to do if I have ulces on my ankels I do not have diabeties I was in an accident that damaged my legs so What to do if I have bad circulation. my doctors have?

Ulcers: on the insides of the ankles can be very common in patients with decreased circulation... there are many types of treatments that can help with healing the ulcers as well as helping the circulation problem. ...Read more

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I wear socks in legs to cover feet fully i still feel cold feet. What may be the reason? Bad circulation?

I wear socks in legs to cover feet fully i still feel cold feet. What may be the reason? Bad circulation?

Maybe: Poor circulation could be one cause. You should see your doctor to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I have bad leg pain had a doctor look and said I have some kind of bad circulation and gave me sprescription of trazodone?

I have bad leg pain had a doctor look and said I have some kind of bad circulation and gave me sprescription of trazodone?

Claudication: You should have an evaluation by a vascular surgeon. This could be claudication but it could be other issues that need to be elucidated. ...Read more

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Why do I have bad circulation at 42? I get it in my legs when I sit on the toilet or my hands when I hold them up above my arms, I'm 42

Why do I have bad circulation at 42? I get it in my legs when I sit on the toilet or my hands when I hold them up above my arms, I'm 42

Reasons: Life-style habits: smoking, alcohol, poor diet, poor posture, obesity Diseases: Diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol stress, anxiety There are more. You're right to think it is more common in older folk - but you are what we once upon a time thought of a middle aged. I know - if 60 is the new 40, 40 is the new 20! ...Read more

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I have really sore legs&wen i walk my right 1 is worse. Its like shootin pain up it&sharp pain in my left arm is this bad circulation or what is it?

Unlikely: It's unlikely to be circulation because you're too young but it most certainly is something! you need some tests to make an accurate diagnosis. It starts with a physical examination in your doctor's office. ...Read more

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Legs and knees get very itchy, prickly and splotchy pink and purple coloured with white dots all over after standing for just short periods of time. Bad circulation or something more serious? Thanks.

Legs and knees get very itchy, prickly and splotchy pink and purple coloured with white dots all over after standing for just short periods of time. Bad circulation or something more serious? Thanks.

Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia syndrome may cause these symptoms. Try avoidance of stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D, omega fish oils (www.cardiamin.com, use code: CMC), low dose beta blockers e.g. propranolol 5 to 10mg 2 to 3 times daily and SSRIs e.g. citalopram 5 to 10mg daily. Read Dr. Ronald Hoffman’s MVP book (www.Amazon.com) and visit www.dysautonomiainternational.com ...Read more

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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