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.

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What causes one to experience poor circulation in the hands and feet?

Hardening arteries. Smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugars are all reasons why people develop hardening of the arteries. Read more...
Raynaud's . Can do this, a vasospasm of the blood vessels, clogged arteries, cholesterol deposits....Can all cause poor circulation. Read more...

Can too much drinking and smoking cause feet and hands to have poor circulation?

Smoking. Nicotine is a known vasoconstrictor. It is known to narrow vessels. Compounds in cigarettes also damage the insides of vessels. Excessive smoking magnifies the problem. This puts patients at risk for losing limbs. Drinking does not have the vascular issues but there are many other issues associated with heavy drinking. Read more...

What causes one to get light headed and experience poor circulation in the hands and feet?

Could be many things. There can be many causes, such as low blood pressure or variations in the blood pressure when one changes position from sitting to standing (orthostatic hypotension), or low pulse rate (bradycardia). If symptoms are bothersome enough and don't resolve with simple maneuvers such as hydration and standing up slowly, i would recommend a physical exam ad blood pressure/ pulse check by our doctor. Read more...

Cold hands and feet, is this caused by bad circulation?

Not necessarily. It could be but not necessarily. Other possible causes include it just being cold. Some people can have cold hands and feet normally in surprisingly warm temperatures. Read more...

What is causing poor circulation in my hands and feet when I wake up in the morning?

See your doctor. This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. Read more...

Concerning poor circulation? Does drinking hot soup improve hands or feet circulation?

Maybe. The contents of soup may help dilate vessels or the heat of it on your hands may do it. There may be natural vasodilators in the ingredients. Obviously you want to be careful that you do not burn yourself. Environmental factors do play a role in worsening or lessening the sensation of poor circulation. If this continues to be a problem, you should see your doctor for appropriate treatment. Read more...

Paleness in my feet and hands and bluish lips. Poor circulation?

Temperature change. Can be caused by cool weather or air conditioning in sensitive people, ask your doctor if you have raynaud syndrome, smoking will make these symtoms worse. Read more...

Can itching, peeling hands and feet be a sign of poor circulation?

No. Itching and peeling of the hands is not due to circulation problems. Can be due to a variety of conditions including allergies. See a dermatologist. Read more...