Even though poor blood flow is usually harmless, it is often a sign that you might have a blocked artery in your body. Having a blood clot can be extremely serious because it can lead to life-threatening conditions such as strokes and heart attacks. In this article, we will go over the signs and symptoms so that you know the right course of action.
We recommend that whatever conclusions you come to after reading this article that you go see your doctor as soon as you can get an appointment and get the proper testing. This isn’t the kind of thing you want to wait around about.
To say this another way, poor circulation means you are in poor health and you need to go see your doctor. It could mean anything ranging from low blood pressure to heart problems to diabetes.
What are some other things that may cause bad circulation?
- Sitting too much (see video at bottom for exercises to help circulation)
- Eating fast food, a lot
- Obesity (imagine that)
Why is good circulation important?
Each organ in your body relies upon your free-streaming blood to get the fundamental supplements expected to work. Regardless of whether we back off this procedure it can harm vital organs like the cerebrum and heart.
Think about a road turned parking lot on the 405 in Los Angeles for example. At the point when this happens, there is zero efficiency happening; nobody is completing anything (how about we imagine iPhones don’t exist for a moment) or conveying merchandise to territories that need it. All together for the city and encompassing territories to “remain alive,” we require movement to stream. Incessantly worn out? Seizing up? Torment in your legs? This could be signs that you have fringe course sickness.
Here is the unnerving part, doctors much of the time neglect to distinguish fringe course infection (PAD) on the grounds that the manifestations look like such a large number of other medical problems, as per the American Heart Association. Also, don’t imagine it any other way, PAD can be intense so it’s critical to bring matters into your own particular hands to help the specialist precisely observe the issue. What’s more, no doubt about it, PAD can be intense so it’s imperative to bring matters into your own hands to help the specialist precisely observe the issue.
So, what exactly is PAD?
This happens when plaque develops in the supply routes, a condition known as atherosclerosis. Throughout the years, this plaque can solidify and contract the veins, basically gradually gagging your body. Cushion regularly influences the courses in the legs.
- Leg pain and cramping
- Numbness in legs
- Slower than normal healing
- Loss of hair on the legs
- Shiny skin
Keep in mind that none of the above symptoms may occur or be as noticeable, so it’s best to put your attention towards preventive care measures.
Prevention and Treatment
Here are our top 3 suggestions:
- Increasing physical activity
- Eating a plant-based diet
- Quitting smoking and drinking alcohol
Dietwise, consider eating more ginger (put it in your smoothies) and garlic. Vitamin E is particularly good for circulation, so nuts like almonds, Brazil nuts, and sunflower seeds.
Also, you can’t go wrong with getting more antioxidants vitamins C, D, and E, beta-carotene, and selenium. This means hit your local farmer’s market and stock up on organic fruits and veggies.
Please watch the video below for movements that can improve the circulation and health of your legs.