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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
I have recently been experiencing really cold legs and feet, even when I have socks and slippers on. Could this be bad circulation? What can I do?
May be not: Seems to be just simple cold temp issue. Please check with your pcp to rule out any circulatory problem. ...Read more
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
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?
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
I have bad leg pain had a doctor look and said I have some kind of bad circulation and gave me sprescription of trazodone?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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