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What do you do for poor blood circulation?

What do you do for poor blood circulation?

Vague question :-/: The question is vague so this answer may not be helpful. But, since "cold hands" and/or "cold feet" are common "poor circulation" complaints, i'll address those. These usually normal variants of autonomic nerve function are not a vascular disease. They require no treatment other than warming for comfort. But, if finger/toes turn white or dark blue or have pain, you should see a physician asap. ...Read more

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Dr. Harinder Gill
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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 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 do you think I should do for poor circulation?

What do you think I should do for poor circulation?

Complicated question: Poor? How do you know? Are there blockages? Spasm? Cold feet? Answer depends on underlying condition, . ...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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What can I do to not get low blood sugar?

What can I do to not get low blood sugar?

Do you have low suga: The body naturally adjusts the blood levels of sugar, mainly glucose. If you have low blood glucose, you should be investigated to determine the cause and treat the cause. Otherwise, in a healthy person, usual balanced diet is sufficient to maintain normal blood sugar levels. ...Read more

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How would you know if you did have poor blood circulation?

Blood circulation: You may develop discomfort/pain in the areas of compromised circulation, such as legs or feet. There may be some skin/nail changes, such as bluish color of the affected areas, hair loss, nail splitting, pitting, and others. A doctor may find decreased or absent pulses, cool or cold extremities, etc. ...Read more

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What do you do for high blood sugar?

What do you do for high blood sugar?

Depends: Depends how high sugars are, but dietary changes are always helpful (stop regular sodas, juices, candy) and possibly medications. ...Read more

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How do you know you have blood clot in your legs?

How do you know you have blood clot in your legs?

Clot in the leg/DVT: Deep venous thrombosis can be suspected by asymmetric swelling of legs, tenderness in the calf but confirmed by ultrasound of the extremity concerned. ...Read more

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What do I need to do to make sure the circulation in my legs is good?

What do I need to do to make sure the circulation in my legs is good?

See details: If your pulses in your legs are normal, so is your arterial circulation. To prevent peripheral vascular disease, control blood pressure and cholesterol, lose weight if that is needed, exercise regularly and never use tobacco products. ...Read more

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Why do you have to do blood sugar tests for diabetes through fingers?

Why do you have to do blood sugar tests for diabetes through fingers?

It is easy and: Accessible and have a lot of small blood vessels but painful. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a blood clot and how do you know if you have one?

Docs can you explain what is a blood clot and how do you know if you have one?

Blood clumps: Because of some reason the blood clumps together and forms a mass, usually in veins; rarely in arteries and soft tissue ( after injury ). That cuts off blood flow to the adjacent area. Can get detached and go to the lung and cause more serious problem. ...Read more

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What to do when you have blood pressure problems but want to exercise?

What to do when you have blood pressure problems but want to exercise?

It is true that : Exercise will incearse blood pressure for a short time however when you stop your blood pressure should soon return to normal the quicker it does this the fitter you are most people with high blood pressure should be able to increase their physical activity levels quite safely however if your blood pressure is relatively high you should not start any new new activity without doctor advice. ...Read more

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What should we do to cure low blood pressure.

What should we do to cure low blood pressure.

No "cure": Typically when we talk about curing a disease, we think about treatment that results in eliminating the disease. For most people who have essential high blood pressure, there is no "cure", i.e. They have to take medications for a long time, possibly for the rest of their lives. In some, weight loss and dietary restrictions may control bp. There are also invasive procedures that may help in others. ...Read more

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What can you do to relate blood pressure and cholesterol?

What can you do to relate blood pressure and cholesterol?

Hypertension: Hypertension is not related to cholesterol level. Genetics and other processes are associated with hypertension. ...Read more

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I would like to check my blood circulation, what type of specialist do I go to.

I would like to check my blood circulation, what type of specialist do I go to.

Family Doctor: A good place to start would be with your family doctor. He/she can do a general exam and send you to the proper specialist if that is what's needed. ...Read more

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What to do when you have a high blood pressure? Any maintenance that you can advice?

What to do when you have a high blood pressure? Any maintenance that you can advice?

Well...: You should be seen by a Dr. and take medication for it. untreated high blood pressure can lead to heart disease, kidney disease amongst others. Treatments nowadays are many and safe. Please try to eliminate caffeine from your diet as well Be pro-active ...Read more